Picture St. Marys
To Greet My Valentine


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. It is a Valentine's Day postcard that depicts a young boy dressed in a military outfit similar to the Union Army in the American Civil War. He looks shyly at his rifle as two young girls glance over a wall towards him. The inscription perpetuates the idea common in the 20th century that military service coincides with bravery and masculinity.

This postcard is used and dated 13 February 1914.
Notes:
Condition: wear and peeling around edges, some discolouration on front and back.
Inscriptions:
"To Greet / My Valentine / None but the Brave Deserve the Fair."
Place of Publication:
Germany
Date of Original:
13 February 1914
Dimensions:
Width: 8.9 cm
Height: 13.9 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 8.9cm
Image Height: 13.9cm
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Near, Reg.
Local identifier:
RN10_40
Collection:
Reg Near Postcards
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Reg Near
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Reg Near Postcards. "To Greet My Valentine." St. Marys Museum, RN10_40.
Location of Original:
St. Marys Museum archives
Terms of Use:
Reproduction of digital objects is restricted to fair use for personal study or research; any other use must be done with permission of copyright holder.
Reproduction Notes:
This image is a watermarked low resolution reproduction.
High resolution images are available at the St. Marys Museum for a fee.
Contact
St. Marys Museum
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

177 Church Street South,

P.O. Box 998,

St. Marys, Ontario.

N4X 1B6

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To Greet My Valentine


This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. It is a Valentine's Day postcard that depicts a young boy dressed in a military outfit similar to the Union Army in the American Civil War. He looks shyly at his rifle as two young girls glance over a wall towards him. The inscription perpetuates the idea common in the 20th century that military service coincides with bravery and masculinity.

This postcard is used and dated 13 February 1914.