Souvenir de France

Accession Number SC00189
Collection number Postcard Collection (Silk Postcards) 10/12/25
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 13.8 x 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. This postcard features an envelope design with a central purple and white pansy surrounded by Allied flags. The featured flags include the Union Jack, the French, Belgian, American, Serbian, Portuguese, Romanian and Italian flags. The bottom half of the design incorporates three pink flowers. A small card insert is illustrated with a view across the water from a balcony with the message "I'm thinking of you".