Series 26: Farrar Collection

Accession Number RC00688.020
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/26/-
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Series
Item count 86
Object type Postcard
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made 1914-1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

This series contians the collection of silk and other postcards relating to 5265 Private John William Farrar, 31 Infantry Battalion, AIF. The set includes those sent between John and his wife Rene, brother 7708 Private George Farrar, 9 Infantry Battalion, AIF, and other family members and friends. The collection includes a variety of silk postcards as well as examples of postcards decorated with embossing, glitter and ribbon, others depicting a tourist theme, and photographs of family and possibly the collector. There are also a small number of greeting cards.

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