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Postcard - HMAS Australia, 'We'll Keep the Flag Flying!', 1915 Image Reg. No: MM 123863

One of 63 postcards contained in an album that was owned by Cliff Nowell. There are 25 postcards mounted inside the album and 38 postcard held loosely with in it, (loose postcards housed separately).

The images depict photographs of sailors from HMAS Australia and of family and friends. The album also conatins a mixture of hand-painted cards (two), original photographs (mostly studio or professional) and several commerical postcards.
A colour print of a painting on a postcard.
Description Of Content:
Drawing of a seaman hoisting a British flag with a ship silhouette in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Trevor Plumridge, 1986
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 140 mm (Height), 87 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: postcards, world war i 1914-1918, military memorabilia, naval forces, seamen
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Souvenirs & Mementoes
Tertiary Classification: postcards
Inscriptions: Printed on underneath the image; 'WE'LL KEEP THE FLAG FLYING!'
Printed in grey ink on the back of the post card; 'POST CARD / THIS SIDE FOR CORRESPONDENCE. / THIS SIDE FOR ADDRESS. / PRINTED / IN AUSTRALIA'
Hand written in black ink on the back of the image; ' 27/7/15 / Dear Cliff, / I have been / wondering what has / happened I have not / had a word from you / for 4 weeks. We are having / lovely weather out here. / Keep the flag flying. / Albert. S. Scott / Mr C Nowell / 29 Ness / H.M.A.S. Australia'
Format: Postcard: Colour
Place & Date Depicted: 27 Jul 1915
Original Owner: Clifford Nowell - Royal Australian Navy (RAN)
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