[Embroidered postcard]. NZ New Zealand. From the front to Rene with love [From Willie. ca 1916-1917?]

[Embroidered postcard]. NZ New Zealand. From the front to Rene with love [From Willie. ca 1916-1917?]
Date
1916 - 1917
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 on it.

The verso show a handwritten message from Willie: "My dear Darling Rene, I am sending you this card to you love, and telling you that [I] love you and you don't know it. It is three weeks ago that I have no letter from you. I suppose you have got a boy by now, but never mind Rene dear, there was one who love you and that one is fighting for you. Dear Rene I have lost my voise [sic], I can't speak with the cold and my feets are frozen off me you have no I-dare of this war. Goodbye love from Willie"

Quantity: 1 embroidered postcard.

Physical Description: Embroidery mounted in embossed card, 142 x 90 mm.

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of
[Christmas cards sent during the First World War, from and to soldiers and other service personnel. 1914-1916].
Format
1 embroidered postcard, Ephemera, Embroidery (Visual works), Christmas cards, Embroidery mounted in embossed card, 142 x 90 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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