Last postcard’ 

Research material:  The postcard Heimans sent the evening he died.
‘Today it is very hot, it has been exhausting and I did not feel well at all. If I feel the same tomorrow, I will be home the day after. It is too hot and too far.

Source: Eli Heimans, “Laatste postkaart uit Gerolstein”, [1914], Heimans & Thijsse stichting,  Artis Library, Amsterdam.


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