Postcard. Christmas greetings. Hands across the sea. NZ Postcard published by Frank Duncan & Co., High St., Auckland. [1917]

Postcard. Christmas greetings. Hands across the sea. NZ Postcard published by Frank Duncan & Co., High St., Auckland. [1917]
Date
1917
By
Frank Duncan and Company
Ref
Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-WWI-1917-02
Description

Postcard shows a central image of the hands of a man and woman clasped in a handshake; this circular image is ringed with a decorative Maori motif. At the left is a map of "somewhere in France", and at the right is a map of New Zealand, a cabbage tree and a farmhouse. There is a verse which reads: "For England, home and beauty / For Christmas and for you, / With heart and hands across the sea / Here comes my greeting true.

The verso has a handwritten message to Harry, from Tom in Foxton, 24 September 1917; he hopes Harry will be home to look after the farm soon.

Quantity: 1 colour art print(s).

Physical Description: Chromolithograph on card, 91 x 140 mm.

Additional description

Alternative form available: Scanned from original. File print in Ephemera Room

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of
[Christmas cards sent during the First World War, from soldiers and other service personnel. 1917-1918]
Format
1 colour art print(s), Ephemera, Chromolithographs, Postcards, Christmas cards, Chromolithograph on card, 91 x 140 mm.
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