RE [Royal Engineers]

Accession Number RC05977
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/10/13
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 13.7 x 8.6cm
Object type Postcard
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made 1914-1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Embroidered silk postcard made in France during the First World War. This postcard features an envelope design with the badge of the Royal Engineers in the centre surrounded by small white flowers. Two shields composed of the Union Jack and small pink flowers also appear in the design. A small card insert features the message "I'm thinking of you", illustrated with Allied flags.