WW1-era patriotic postcard with child dressed as Canadian
Cute UK postcard of a child with a Mountie hat and wrapped in the Canadian Red Ensign flag. Drawn by Flora White.
THREE CHEERS FOR CANADA!
“Sons of the Empire” 5 Copyright
CELESTEQUE SERIES -Copyright Design , No. 1039
Published by The Photochrom Co., Ltd. London and Turnbridge Wells
French text on back, dated February 1920.
Flora White 1878-1953 British, b. Brighton
White was a children’s book illustrator whose imagery was also used on postcards.
Photochrom Co. Ltd. 1896- London and Tunbridge Wells, England
This firm originally produced Christmas cards and became a major publisher and printer of tourist albums, guide books, and postcards that mostly captured worldwide views as real photos or were printed in black & white, monochrome, and color. They also published many advertising, comic, silhouette, novelty, panoramic, and notable artist signed cards in named series as well. The number of titles Photochrom produced may exceed 40,000.