WW1-era patriotic postcard with child dressed as Canadian

$17.50 CAD

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Cute UK postcard of a child with a Mountie hat and wrapped in the Canadian Red Ensign flag. Drawn by Flora White.

                             Flora White
“Sons of the Empire” 5   Copyright


On back: 

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.