Dear Elsie

Postcards to my Grandmother

Postcard 271

“From this point can be seen such steamers as the “Mauretania”, “Lusitania” and the other large ships, as they sail by either for Liverpool or New York.” Front Colour image … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Postcard 270

One of the men in the photograph is most likely Victor, but which one? Front  A group of seven soldiers pose in front of a tent. Back Headed Post Card … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Postcard 269

The largest vessel in the world. Front Colour image of a steam ship. Above it are the crossed flags of the United Kingdom and United States of America. The top … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Postcard 268

My pen’s an aeroplane a-wing… Front Photograph of a bridge over a lake with a man feeding swans on the lake. There are lakeside kiosks and large trees. At the … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Postcard 267

New Zealand Hospital Ship “Maheno” 5282 tons. Front  Colour image of a hospital ship at sea. The card carries the following information: New Zealand Hospital Ship “Maheno” 5282 tons. Length, … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Postcard 266

May Christmas bring to you joy and gladness Front The card is headed: A Merry Xmas. Below this is an oval photograph of a town square which is captioned: The Square, … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Postcard 265

From your Darling Sweet Heart. Front Set against  wood effect background is a bunch of red roses tied with a blue bow. The card is captioned: Birthday greetings. The card … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · Leave a comment
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