Postcard, World War I

Armitage, William
Production date
29 Sep 1914
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Public Domain
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Brief Description
A World War I postcard addressed to Miss Widdowson and Miss Galloway of Kent, England from W and W, and postmarked 29 September 1914. The note thanks them for sending a letter.

The image on the front is a sketch of a large lion head and mane. There is a Union Jack in the corner. Along the bottom it reads: The glory of a lion is his mane. Printed on the back is: The mane is not merely a glorious ornament but a real protection. Within the mane can be seen the words: Canada, India, Australia, New Zealand, African, Colonies. There is a half penny green postage stamp fixed to the top right hand corner.
Production date
29 Sep 1914
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Media/Materials description
Printed ink on paper. Message is written in pencil.
Height x Width: 139 x 88mm
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Subject date
Sep 1914
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