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Title: WWI French manufactured silk embroidered postcard featuring the South Irish Horse regimental crest.
Authors: Williams, Joe
Keywords: WWI
First World War
World War One
British Army
Issue Date: 1914
Description: During WW1, silk postcards were bought as souvenirs by soldiers from local French and Belgian women. The women embroidered the different motifs onto strips of silk which were sent to factories to make postcards. This example has embossed edges and consists of a single piece of silk mounted onto a card with floral design and the South Irish Horse regimental crest.
Copyright: Reproduced by kind permission of Joe Williams. If you wish to reproduce this image please contact South Dublin Libraries Local Studies, County Library, Tallaght, or e-mail
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World War I

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