To My Dear Daddy
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TRANSCRIPTION; MESSAGE: To my dear Dad; from his loving daughter Gladys; SENT TO: 1642 Lei Cpl Etherington; 3 Northumbrian Field Ambu; R. A., M. C. (T.F.); Northumbrian Division (T. F.); British Expiditionary Force
Description(Black and White) The postcard is a photograph of a little girl, sitting at a table with a pen, some paper, and a photograph of a soldier, presumably her father. The poem is written at the top of the photograph in white. The card was likely unposted, as there is no stamp or postmark. The message and address on the back are written in a child's cursive, to her father from Gladys.
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.
Etherington, Gladys [writer of accompanying material] (2011). To My Dear Daddy. PHYSICAL: W. & K. (London (Europe, United Kingdom, England, Greater London)); DIGITAL: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives. Available electronically from