To My Dear Mother

Accession Number RC06566
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/20/26
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 1914-1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Embroidered silk postcard made in France during the First World War. Of envelope design, this postcard features a "w' shaped ribbon composed of the Union Jack, Portuguese, Italian, Romanian, Russian, Belgian, American and French flags. Pink and blue flowers also appear in the design. A small card insert features the message "I'm Thinking of you", illustrated with a balcony overlooking the water.