To one I love

Accession Number RC05994
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/11/59
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 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 pink rose. Inside the postcard is a shield composed of the Union Jack and pink flowers cut from another embroidered postcard. A small card insert features the message "To my dear son", illustrated with a picture of a Scottish thistle.

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