Object number

LDVAL 2005.1.4


Postcard sent to Mrs Palmer (Donors grandmother) from her sons. Post date17:45pm, August 23, 1907, from Swansea.

Physical description

Postcard with a B/W photographic scene on front showing an old man sitting in a chair in front of a fire. Behind him is a large dresser. Floating above the fireplace is a superimposed image of a young girl in the image of an agel. Below the image is a verse entitled ?Daddy's Angel?.






Whole length: 138mm
width: 88.5mm

Collection type



Inscription Printed On front: DADDY'S ANGEL / And again he hears that question / Put by little lips of yore. / For she still is daddy's angel, / Though she clings to him no more. / Though he's all alone to-night there / With his memories of the past, / She is daddy's angel always / For her wings have grown at last. / (Words by permission of Gou'd & Co., 25 Polans St, W1)
Inscription Witten On reverse: Mrs Palmer / 8 Moorland Terr / Burryport / Carmarthenshire / Dear mother / I arrived safe have been / helping W with dishes / and swept kitchen went / for cake and lost myself / with love from / W and E

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1608/4

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InstitutionValence House Museum
Collection typeEphemera