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Dear Laura Postcards from the First World War - Last days

View postcards sent to Laura Brooks between 1915 and 1918 by her future husband Alan Ferguson, her two brothers and her uncle.

Explore the journeys and sights they encountered, as well as the devastation caused by war.

Dear Laura presents First World War postcards sent to Laura Brooks between 1915 and 1918 by her future husband Alan Ferguson, her brothers Ernest and Arthur and her uncle Charles Newman. These men enlisted and served overseas in the Australian Imperial Force (AIF).

This exhibition explores the journeys and sights they encountered, the popularity of hand-embroidered silk postcards, the longing for loved ones and thoughts of home, as well as the devastation caused by war.

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