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Predicate Object 13 Mar 2018 2018-03-13T00:00:00.000Z 2018-03-13T00:00:00.000Z 2018.13.1 Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 2018.13.1 2017-03-28T00:00:00.000Z 1 2021-05-05T21:26:42.330Z 45 Poem on torn piece of khaki jacket associated with SA3230 Trooper Arthur Ernest Garner, 6th NZ Contingent, Anglo-Boer War. small square piece of khaki jacket fabric, threads pulled to create deep fringe on all sides; carries message to loved one markings: heart shape hand drawn in blue, with border, containing handwritten poem/message: above heart: 'SOUTH -//- AFRICA.' within heart: ' 'TIS A PIECE OF KHAKI FROM A / JACKET / I'VE WORN / DISCARDED BECAUSE IT / WAS RAGGED AND TORN / 'TIS NOT GUILT ED / GED OR A CO / -STLY C / ARD' within heart border: message continues from that written inside heart 'BUT IT CONVEYS TO YOU MY KINDEST REGARD + FROM ARTHUR TO SARA[H]' below heart:'BOER WAR 1899-1902' letter on fabric
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