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'Fondest love to daddy.'

A British sentimental postcard

The main scene on the front of this postcard consists of a girl, hands clasped in prayer, kneeling by the side of her bed, a doll by her side. Inset below is a head-and-shoulders portrait of a British soldier, alongside a verse headed ‘Fondest love to Daddy’ that reads ‘Dear Father, remember when you’re home, / Your little girl to see. / I’ll give you all the kisses you have missed / Whilst you’re…