From Your Soldier Boy

Accession Number RC05963
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/11/47
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 14.1 x 9cm
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 a large butterfly whose wings are composed of the Union Jack, American, Italian, Romanian, Russian and Belgian flags. Small blue and purple flowers also feature in the design. A small card insert features the message "To my dear Father [and Mother]", illustrated with a cannon surrounded by Allied flags.