[Christmas cards sent during the First World War, from and to soldiers and other service personnel. 1914-1916].

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Date
1914 - 1916
Ref
Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-WWI-1914/1916
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1914-1918:

With every good wish. "Some of the boys". A cheery greeting for Christmas and the New year from Willie (Shows photo of Salisbury Cathedral from the river) [1914-1918]

1914: Quo fas et Gloria ducunt. New Zealand Engineers no 4 Field Company. Samoa 1914. (From John Fairhurst Dickie)

1914: No. 5, G.A.T. (Petone Navals). With the compliments of the season. Fort Ballance, Wellington NZ, 1914-15 (To Hellard, from Rae, 28-12-14)

1915: A Christmas gift with Christmas greetings to the men of Canterbury NZ, fighting for the Empire. From the editor and readers of "The Press", Christchurch New Zealand. (Folded card)

1915: The Season's greetings from the Briny Deep HMNZT no.... 8th Reinforcements, NZ Expeditionary Force 1915-1916

1916: Christmas greetings. Parfum aux fleurs d'Anemones, Sidenet, Paris (Embroidered card with message to Gwn from Charley, 10/10/16 in France)

1916: 1st NZ Field Ambulance. Wishing all a Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year. Xmas Dec 25th 1916. Toast list and Xmas Day rations. Hazelbroock, imp Stoven[?]

1916: Heartiest greetings, Xmas & New Year 1916-1917. "The tide has turned; Rua timu te tai" Somewhere in France. (2 copies)

1916: A kiss from France [Embroidered postcard sent to Mr & Mrs Mills. 1916]

1916: North Sea Xmas 1916. H.M.A.S. Australia. Caldwell Bros Ld, Edinburgh, 1916.

1916: Season's greetings from Colonel C E R Mackesy and Officers of the Auckland Mounted Rifles. Postcard with written message from Andrew Davidson

[Undated 1916?]: NZ New Zealand; from the front to Rene with love (Embroidered postcard) [ca 1916-1917]

[Undated 1916?]: New Zealand NZ Onwards (Embroidered postcard) [to Ethel from Dick]

Quantity: 7 colour photo-mechanical print(s). 3 embroidered cards. 2 colour art print(s). 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s).

Physical Description: Photolithographs and engravings on cards, sizes varying below 250 mm.

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7 colour photo-mechanical print(s), 3 embroidered cards, 2 colour art print(s), 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s), Ephemera, Photolithographs, Engravings, Embroidery (Visual works), Christmas cards, Photolithographs and engravings on cards, sizes varying below 250 mm.
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New Zealand. Army. NZEF. New Zealand Engineers. 4th Field Company :Quo fas et gloria ducunt, Samoa 1914. Wishing you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year, Xmas 1914, New Year 1915 [Christmas card. 1914]
Date: 1914 From: [Christmas cards sent during the First World War, from and to soldiers and other service personnel. 1914-1916]. Ref: Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-WWI-1914-01 Description: Both front and inside of card are printed in gold. The front has a Latin motto at the top (Quo fas et gloria ducunt, meaning "Where right and glory lead"), a...
Date: 1916 From: [Christmas cards sent during the First World War, from and to soldiers and other service personnel. 1914-1916]. Ref: Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-WWI-1916-02 Description: Postcard consisting of a gauze "envelope" embroidered with violets and mimosa. Inside the envelope is place a smaller card showing the greeting: A kiss from...
Date: 1916 From: [Christmas cards sent during the First World War, from and to soldiers and other service personnel. 1914-1916]. By: Caldwell Brothers (Firm) Ref: Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-WWI-1916-03 Description: Christmas greeting card sent to the mother of a man serving on the HMAS 'Australia' shows a cartoon of two kangaroos in raincoats standing on the icy deck of...
[Embroidered postcard]. NZ New Zealand. From the front to Rene with love [From Willie. ca 1916-1917?]
Date: 1916 - 1917 From: [Christmas cards sent during the First World War, from and to soldiers and other service personnel. 1914-1916]. Ref: Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-WWI-1916-04 Description: Postcard shows an embroidered panel showing a New Zealand shield with four stars, a fern leaf, some forget-me-nots and a red scroll with the word New Zealand...
[Embroidered postcard]. New Zealand NZ Onward. M.J. o B. Paris (Marque deposee) [ca 1916-1917?]
Date: 1916 - 1917 From: [Christmas cards sent during the First World War, from and to soldiers and other service personnel. 1914-1916]. Ref: Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-WWI-1916-05 Description: Postcard has an embroidered panel showing a New Zealand flag, a crown and a wreath with "NZ Onward", the Army's logo. The verso show a handwritten message fr...
Date: 1915 From: [Christmas cards sent during the First World War, from and to soldiers and other service personnel. 1914-1916]. By: Christchurch Press Company Ltd; Peryer, Clyde Napper, 1891-1965 Ref: Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-WWI-1915-01 Description: Greeting card contains messages - literary quotation suggested by the Press' readers, from Shakespeare, Tennyson and Walt Whitman, as well as an extract from...
Date: 1916 - 1917 From: [Christmas cards sent during the First World War, from and to soldiers and other service personnel. 1914-1916]. Ref: Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-WWI-1916-06 Description: Christmas postcard (probably for 1916) shows an illustration of circular military tents on the banks of a canal, likely to be the Suez Canal. with camels and...
Date: 1916 From: [Christmas cards sent during the First World War, from and to soldiers and other service personnel. 1914-1916]. By: New Zealand. Army. NZEF Ref: Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-WWI-1916-01 Description: Front cover shows the New Zealand flag in colour, with title message. Inside spread shows at left the text: "The tide has turned; Kua timu te tai". From [Jim...