Posts Tagged ‘voyages’

At home

Cute image, but today the message just comes across as … well some sort of Black and White Minstrel speak, highly un-pc.

Here we are at mommas (?) without our chillen taking tea out of Maori china to comfort us. No (?) for (?).

Your loving Aunt.

You can click on the images to take a closer look.

Maori china? What’s with that?

Also of interest is that this was sent to a passenger on the S.S. Remuera – I assume on a voyage from England to New Zealand. You can read more info about that boat here. I think I can make out a 1931 postmark?

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