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Postcard

From the Collection of Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital 300 Waterdale Road Ivanhoe Victoria

Description
White cardboard decoratively embossed mountboard surround and cardboard backing. Centre contains an embroidered muslin with the Australian Commonwealth Military Forces Rising Sun Emblem surrounded by the Australian and British flags with leaf decoration.
Size
8.7cm H x 13.2 cm L
Object Registration
003
Keywords
postcard, embroidery, rising sun emblem, australian commonwealth military forces, australian flag, british flag, embossed, french, world war one, decorative
Historical information
Commonplace postcard sent by Frank O Brien World War One veteran and former patient of the repat, to his father from France during World Ward One.
When Made
c.1917, world war one
Made By
P.R. FABRICATION FRANCAISE (Maker)
Significance
This item is not of great significance. Its value to the hospital collection is that it is memorabilia of Frank O'Brien a former patient and benefactor of the repat. Other Frank O'Brien items in the hospital collection
Inscriptions & Markings
This inscription is on the reverse of the postcard. "To Dad/From your loving soldier son/Frank/With love to all at home/18/11/17"

Markings on reverse of postcard: located centrally on the reverse P.R FABRICATION FRANCAISE and on right lower side of postcard Modele depose
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM