Happy Christmas

Accession Number RC06093
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/9/20
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 13.9 x 9cm
Object type Postcard
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made 1914-1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Embroidered silk postcard made in France during the First World War. Of envelope design, this postcard features a basket of pansies with sprigs of holly and mistletoe. A small card insert features the message "A Happy Christmas", illustrated with a picture of a soldier composing a letter recorded by a cherub.