Are We Downhearted?
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TRANSCRIPTION; MESSAGE: No news from the Dear Boys; Dear Eileen, Many thanks for lovely p c I not Downhearted but a bit stiff we all wish you a happy Christmas and wish you was with us to [heaps] of love and kisses Connie x x x x x x; SENT TO: Miss Carter.; Barton House.; Meonstoke.; Bps Waltham; Hants
Description(Color)This postcard depicts a soldier with a broken arm smoking a pipe. It it has a crookedly affixed British, green, halfpenny stamp, and reads Buxton, December 21, 1917. The card was sent to Miss Eileen Carter from Connie in response to a previous postcard and to convey Christmas greetings.
This collection previously belonged to Dominic Hibberd, an English biographer most noted for the biographies of Wilfred Owen and Harold Monro, World War I poets. He collected these postcards for research purposes.
Connie [writer of accompanying material] (2011). Are We Downhearted?. PHYSICAL: E. Mack (London (Europe, United Kingdom, England, Greater London)); DIGITAL: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives. Available electronically from