Accession Number RC06246
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/19/1
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 13.1 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. This postcard features a large shield composed of the Union Jack surrounded by a sprig of holly and blue forget-me-nots. Two smaller shields featuring the French flag and the Red Ensign also appear in the design. A small card insert features the message "I'm thinking of you", illustrated with Allied flags.