1917 Souvenir from France

Accession Number RC05921
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/11/12
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 13.8 x 8.9cm
Object type Postcard
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made c.1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Embroidered silk postcard made in France during the First World War. Of envelope design, this postcard features the individual numbers of the year "1917", incorporating the Union Jack, American, Belgian, French, Russian and Italian flags. A small card insert features an illustration of a bunch of flowers with the message "Forget me not [Dear Wife]".