From your soldier boy

Accession Number RC05814
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/3/5
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Object type Postcard
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made 1914-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Embroidered silk postcard made in France during the First World War. This postcard has an envelope style featuring a butterfly whose wings are composed of the Union Jack, the French and Belgium flags. Two small cards are included. The first features the sentiment "To my Sweetie", illustrated with an image of a woman and soldier. The second card features the message "Tell her that I love her", illustrated with a soldier talking to a cherub writing a letter on his behalf.