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  • Other Name

    embroidered silk card, Forget Me Not, WW1 : Rifleman 25/1840 FS Whitaker (descriptive name)

  • Description

    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"

  • Place
  • Associated Place
  • Other Id

    1995x2.341 (temporary accession number)

  • Department

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