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Object Advent Calendar Day 2

Hand-painted Christmas card on cloth by Private Mcfarlane Today’s object from the Black Watch Museum Collection is a hand-painted Christmas card on khaki cloth, made by Private McFarlane during his service in the Boer War. The Second Anglo-Boer War was … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: Cloth Christmas Card, c.1899

This month’s object is, very fittingly, a Christmas card, written on a piece of khaki apparently torn from a soldier’s coat from the Boer War (1899-1901). The card was donated to the Museum in 1967 by the son of the … Continue reading

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