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Xmas * Fatherless Children of France * 1917

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Holiday card of three French orphan children, two boys and a girl, herding three geese. The youngest boy holds a switch. A meadow, trees and a house are visible in the background. The image has a black and white border. In a box in the upper right corner is the text "Xmas * Fatherless Children of France * 1917. In your name I am giving happiness to a French Soldier's Orphan for a day. It is my loving Christmas Gift to you." Letterpress, black ink.
DESCRIPTION
Holiday card of three French orphan children, two boys and a girl, herding three geese. The youngest boy holds a switch. A meadow, trees and a house are visible in the background. The image has a black and white border. In a box in the upper right corner is the text "Xmas * Fatherless Children of France * 1917. In your name I am giving happiness to a French Soldier's Orphan for a day. It is my loving Christmas Gift to you." Letterpress, black ink.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:80677
Creation Date: 1917
Creator Name:Unknown
City:
County:
State:
Collection Name:Greeting card collection, circa 1850-1982
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, fine-art
Original Format Number:PH 6013, box4, fldr76
Original Dimensions:5.5 x 3.25 inches
SUBJECTS
Poultry
Charities
Trees
Clothing and dress
Dresses
Hats
Dwellings
Ephemera
Christmas
Greeting cards
World War, 1914-1918
Children
Holidays

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