Mother Britain and her Sons
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TRANSCRIPTION; MESSAGE: Sat Morning, My Dear Eileen, Many thanks for nice P C. We wish you a very bright [and] happy new year I do so hope Harry gets off soon The weather is just horrid again What dreadful news for the new year the Ship and then the train [illegible] I do so hope things will turn for the better for us Hope you are quite well heaps of love and hugs L A A x x x x x x; SENT TO: Miss Carter; Barton House; Meonstoke; Bps Waltham; Hants
Description(Color) This card displays a picture of a Union Flag with a poem by Herbert Kaufman titled "Mother Britain and her Sons," reprinted from Reynold's Newspaper. This card displays a crookedly affixed green, British, halfpenny stamp and is postmarked at 10:30 A.M. on January 2, 1915. The postcard is sent to Miss Eileen Carter in Meonstoke, Bishop Waltham, Hants, as part of an ongoing postcard communication.
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.
Kaufman, Herbert, 1878-1947 [author]; Connie [writer of accompanying material] (2011). Mother Britain and her Sons. PHYSICAL: C. W. Faulkner & Co., Ltd. (London (Europe, United Kingdom, England, Greater London)); DIGITAL: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives. Available electronically from