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58719: R.H.S. War Horticultural Relief Fund Postcard

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posted on 2024-02-23, 23:00 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

Charity postcard showing road with trees felled on either side. Caption begins: 'A very faint idea of the Devastation wrought by the enemy in the lands of our Allies'. To the rear, a quotation from a letter of Sir Edward Carson, published in 'The Times', Sept. 15, 1917.

Part of the photograph and scrap album of Revd. Leonard Thomas Pearson, Army Chaplain's Department (attached No. 44 Casualty Clearing Station), discovered in a skip and deposited with the Bodlian Library. Revd. Pearson was interviewed by Lyn Macdonald for her book 'The Roses of No Man's Land', which contains two extracts and a photograph.

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Identifier

9062.cpd| 4085.jpg|GWA_2473_ricerhs.jpg 4086.jpg|GWA_2474_ricerhs2.jpg

Subject

Unknown

Date

September 1917 - 1918

Date Created

15/09/1917

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1918

Source

Postcard

Medium

Card

Type

Postcard

Pages

1, 2

Number of Pages

2

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Stuart Lee | P Vainker

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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