About this objectPostcard book; a book of black and white photographic postcards of Saint-Omer, France. Sent home to Otago during World War One, by Charles J Hayward.
Inscribed inside the front cover is a short message: "This is a very pretty village not far from Hazebrouck. I have been here many times. It is not yet within range of the German guns. The church is very historic and dates back to about the 12th century. The carvings on the organ are the best I have ever seen. CJH".
Place MadeEurope, France, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Pas-de-Calais, Saint-Omer
Medium and Materialsprocessed material, paper
processed material, paper, cardboard
Inscription and MarksPrinted on cover: "Saint-Omer / CARTES POSTALES / DETACHABLES"
Measurementsh 8mm x l 153mm x w 90mm
Subject and Association Keywordsmodern history, 20th century, World War I (1914-1918)
Subject and Association Keywordsgeography, travel. voyages and travels.
Credit LineFrom the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".