Thursday, March 19, 2015

Anzac nurses' embroidery on display

From the Maitland Mercury report:
Maitland nurses who worked under horrific conditions taking care of injured soldiers during World War I used their off-duty time to embroider.
A sample of their fancy work, as it was called, is on display at East Maitland Library as part of Maitland Embroiderers Anzac challenge.
Members were invited to create pieces to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Anzac Day and the Anzac spirit.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury,