Souvenir of the Great War

Accession Number SC00215
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/11/43
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 14 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 an envelope design with the message "Souvenir of the Great War". The letters "G" and "W" incorporate the Union Jack, French, Belgian, Portuguese, American and Russian flags. A string of purple and yellow flowers also appears in the bottom half of the design.