Souvenir Of The Great War

Accession Number RC05911
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/11/2
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 14 x 9.1cm
Object type Postcard
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made 1914-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Embroidered silk postcard made in France during the First World War. Of envelope design, this postcard features letters of the message composed from flags. The message on the postcard reads "Souvenir of the Great War" where "G", consists of the Union Jack, Russian, Belgian and Italian flags. The letter "W", is also composed of flags and features the French and American flags. A small card insert features an illustration of a spotted dog carrying a basket of pink roses in its mouth and the message "Sweet Remembrance".