WW1 patriotic postcard with Red Cross nurse @1915

Really nice artistic image.

Title: ‘FOR MERCY’S SAKE’ ‘Au nom de la charite.’ 

Design: Arthur Butcher

Company: Inter-Art Co. Florence House, Barnes, London S.W.

Series: ‘OUR OWN GIRLS’, #1023.

Slight smudges, bit yellowed on back.


Arthur Butcher was an English illustrator, born in 1877 in Wood Green, London.  His artwork was reproduced as postcards. 

The images in this post are flat postcards from the World War I era with English and French captions.  Butcher was adept at adding glamour to illustrations of women affected by the war.