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Predicate Object Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 1995x2.341 2004-06-22T00:00:00.000Z 1 2021-06-30T20:08:25.271Z 65 crafts/wars letters home/wars greeting card from 25/1840 Rifleman Frank Silk Whitaker, NZ Rifle Brigade, to his son Charlie. Whitaker was kia, Passchendaele 12.10.1917 handwritten in ink: "Somewhere in France 14/11/16 My dear son Well old man I dont know if you are getting all the Postcards I am sending you if you are you should have a lot by now and I have sent you a good many since I have been away from old N.Z. My dear Sonie I would like to see your dear little face again & Mum & not forgetting that little sister of yours that will be another one for you to look after till I come home now Sonie I cant write mutch [sic] on this card so I will say good by & god bless you & Mum & Baby I remain your loving father, F.S.W. 25/1840 Rifleman F.S.Whitaker From France xxx xxx" embroidered card, WW1: Home Sweet Home, with Wales ribbon and 3 gift tags, sent by Rifleman 25/1840 Frank S Whitaker, NZRB, to his son, 14 November 1916 'Somewhere in France' embossed card surround printed as postcard verso; embroidered insert with pocket; embroidered message: "HOME SWEET HOME" and illustration of blue bird and village scene; makers details printed verso: "Fabrication francaise, C.C., Vise Paris" postcard
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