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'When duty calls'

Poem printed on postcard

Description

    • A patriotic postcard.
    • Of ‘British Manufacture’, according to information printed on the reverse, this postcard was part of the ‘Savoy Series’, ‘No. 101’, published by ‘Brown & Calder, London’. The text that accompanies the image (by ‘J C Biggar’ [?]) reads: ‘When Duty Calls’, ‘A Fond Farewell.’ A poem is printed across the mother’s apron, ‘Farewell dear one / At duty’s call / With Britain’s manhood waking / I leave my home and / You my all / Although our hearts / Are breaking / God grant my prayers / May not be vain / For you till I come / home again.’

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    • 2014-03-20 15:37:12 UTC

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    • User contributed content
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    • 14456
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  • First published in Europeana:

    • 2014-04-03
  • Last updated in Europeana:

    • 2016-07-27

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