Accession Number RC05919
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/11/10
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 13.9 x 8.8cm
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. Of envelope design, this postcard features the flags of Belgium, France, Russia and Italy with the Union Jack. Two small cards are inserted. The first has the message "I'm thinking of you", illustrated with Allied flags surrounding a shield. The second card features an illustration of Allied flags attached to a central flagpole and the message "Hope and Love".