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ID number RC00370
Title Greeting Card Collection
Classification Published Collection
Object type Greeting card
Maker Various (Maker)
Date made 1899-2000
Measurement 29 folders, 3 albums
Finding aid Collection guide
Copying provision Copying permitted subject to physical condition


The Greeting Card collection consists of both hand-drawn and commercially produced cards sent to and from Australian service personnel engaged in conflicts dating from the South African War (1899-1902) to the Gulf War (1991) and peacekeeping operations.

Cards in the collection contain both official and personal greetings and range in type including: Greeting, Christmas, New Years, Mothers day and Birthday cards. The collection includes many cards from VIP's including Blamey, Monash and Birdwood and cards from a variety of famous places such as Gallipoli, Flanders Field and Changi POW camp.