1907 USA humorous military postcard

$15.00 CAD

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Humorous military-themes postcard with soldiers carrying a woman, child, baby and baby carriage away from a battle. 

State Military Encampment – Preparing for a Sham Battle. Removing the Women and Children from the Firing Line.

Publisher ‘H. H. Stratton ,Chattanooga Tenn.

Written on front “Having an easy time Tues Aug 6, 1907   L.A. Juggle

Postmarked ‘SPRINGFIELD  ILL  AUG 6 1907’ on 1 cent Franklin stamp

Postmark ink on front.


H. H. Stratton operated a publishing and souvenir company out of Chattanooga, Tennessee. His most prolific work was between 1907 and 1917. He published many international postcards and booklet, evening creating souvenir pins during the Mexican War.  His most popular series was of the Great White Fleet going around the world and can be viewed on this site at this link:  H. H. Stratton Series

Unfortunately, Stratton was also known for stealing the images of other photographers and artists, retouching them, and printing them under his name.