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

Reference Number: Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-WWI-1917-02

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.

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1 image, categorised under Chromolithographs, Christmas cards, Ephemera and Postcards, related to Frank Duncan and Company, Foxton, Hand, Friendship, Farmhouses, Christmas, World War, 1914-1918 - Military personnel, New Zealand - France and Cabbage trees.

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Postcard. Christmas greetings. Hands across the sea. NZ Postcard published by Frank Duncan & Co., High St., Auckland. [1917], Reference Number Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-WWI-1917-02 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Chromolithograph on card, 91 x 140 mm.. Ephemera

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