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Item ID# A994.058.017
Title The "British Lion" lay at peace postcard
Object Name Postcard
Dates of Creation [between 1914 and 1919]
Description A postcard bearing a poem commencing "The 'British Lion' lay at peace within his island lair." Third verse revers to "The 'Lion's Cubs' across the seas spring to their mother's aid ..." The postcard also features illustrations of a soldier holding a rifle in shooting position, a lion, and a Union Jack flag. "National Series, made in Gt. Britain" is indicated on reverse. There is no message on reverse.
Collection Nelson, George Whitford fonds
Physical Description 14 x 9 cm
Subjects First World War
Military
Poetry
Level of Description Item