Postcard; Ayson, Peter Hugh (Private, d 11.08.1917); 1916; CT78.966b

Name/Title

Postcard

About this object

Postcard; a postcard embroidered with an image of a church, surrounded in flowers above the words: "God be with you till we meet again". Sent during World War One by Private Peter Hugh Ayson, of Dunedin. The card is inscribed:

"Somewhere in France, October 25th.
Christmas Greetings and kindest regards to all, with special to Mr and Mrs J Fleming. Both well - will probably be in the firing line in a few days.
From Pvt P H Ayson."

Private Ayson was killed in action in Belgium, in August of 1917.

Maker

Ayson, Peter Hugh (Private, d 11.08.1917)

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

1916

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper, cardboard

Measurements

l 138mm x w 90mm
Small

Subject and Association Keywords

modern history, 20th century, World War I (1914-1918)

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

Object Type

document

Object number

CT78.966b

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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