1918 Souvenir de Belgique

Accession Number SC00683
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/9/53
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 14 x 9cm
Object type Postcard
Location Main Bld: Research Centre
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 numbers "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 "Many happy Returns of the Day", illustrated with a basket of flowers and a string of Allied flags.

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