1918: Happy New Year

Accession Number RC05956
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/11/37
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 14 x 9.1cm
Object type Postcard
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made c.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 individual numbers of the year "1918" composed of the Red Ensign, Japanese, Portuguese, French, Australian, Russian, American, Italian, Belgian, Romanian and Serbian flags. A small card insert features the message 'To my dear Wife [mother has been written over the top of wife]', illustrated with shields of allied flags.