Printed postcard featuring a photograph of a soldier reading a letter with a wistful woman inset above, labelled 'Constancy'. The postcard was sent by Private Bill Nairn to his sister Sarah Jackson on 4 May 1914, three months to the day before he was killed in action in World War I. His postcard mentions the budding of leaves with the oncoming spring, and his desire to be home 'before another winter sets'.

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Printed postcard featuring a retouched photograph of a soldier sitting on the edge of a turned-leg table, a foot on a bentwood chair, reading a letter. An inset photograph depicts a woman with clasped hands, looking wistful. Text above begins 'Constancy'. The postcard has extensive hand-writing on the reverse.

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