With loving xmas greetings

Accession Number AWM2018.1239.10
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/9/92
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Object type Postcard
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Embroidered silk card decorated with a bird perched on a sprig of holly, with a fence and pine trees underneath. Below these are embroidered the words "With loving xmas greetings". On the inside is printed dasies and the words "My heart is with you / And my thoughts every day. / From France i send you / with my kisses my best wishes for / a merry Christmas." and an inscription from 1184 Driver Phillip Patrick Ryan, 5th Australian Field Artillery Brigade to his future wife Ebba.