‘my dearest Frederick, love Florence’
Oil on board
43 x 76cm
Communication in the form of letters between loved ones was a huge boost to morale between those on the front lines and those left to wonder on the other side of the globe.
In those letters the deeply personal experiences of conflict from both sides write a powerful history that could never be fully matched in the official accounts of war.
Fred and Fluff (Florence) were my great Aunt and Uncle.