Happy Birthday

Accession Number RC06128
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/8/6
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 14 x 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. This postcard features an envelope design with two blue birds flying over a row of small pink flowers. The sun rising over water is shown in the background. A small card insert features the message "My Thoughts are always with you", illustrated with an image of a soldier writing a letter. Also enclosed in the card is a perfume card for Royal Shamrock.

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