"A Souvenir of the Great War" - Patriotic kerchief of the First World War. World War I., Souvenir kerchief.

"A Souvenir of the Great War" - Patriotic kerchief of the First World War.

United Kingdom: ca. 1914. Souvenir kerchief printed on linen with the head and shoulders portraits of Allied leaders, including (from upper left corner, clockwise): King George V; Viceroy of India; Mikado; at the center: Lord Kitchener; General French; Gr Duke Nicholas; General Joffre; at the right: King of Servia; Czar of Russia; General Botha; below this, additional generals' portraits adorn the right, bottom and left borders. A cavalry charge and an artillery attack are also illustrated.

At the center is an illustration of a piece of note paper with red seals on it, with facsimile signatures of the Generals, and the motto "Our Word Our Bond" on a banner beneath. The Australian War Memorial holds a copy listed in their collection. Besides the 3 tiny ink spots, it is in very good condition. Color lithographic kerchief, 14" x 12 1/2" Very good condition. Item #20000

Price: $375.00

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