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War & Decline

The First World War

Embroidered Postcards

Description:

Hand embroidered postcards like these were commonly sent home by soldiers serving in France and Belgium during the 1914 - 18 war.  They commonly showed floral motifs and the flags of the allied nations.

Place of Production:
France
Materials/Media:
Card, gauze & coloured threads
Source:
Dean Castle
Accession number:
kimmg: 1990/14/1-5
Digital Number:
EADO190n
Creation Date:
1914-18
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council