A Happy Birthday

Accession Number RC06137
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/8/15
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 13.8 x 8.8cm
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 style with a shield composed of the Union Jack appearing in the centre of the design. A bouquet of pink flowers and wattle are tied with a red, white and blue bow. A small card insert features the message "To my dear Sweetheart", illustrated with an image of a country cottage.