Miss Edith Cavell, Cowardly Murdered
Description(Black and White) This propaganda postcard depicts the death of Miss Edith Cavell, a nurse, by a German firing squad, on October 12, 1915, after being found guilty of war crimes. This card is uninscribed and unposted.
This collection previously belonged to Dominic Hibberd, an English biographer most noted for the biographies of Wilfred Owen and Harold Monro, World War I poets. He collected these postcards for research purposes.
(2011). Miss Edith Cavell, Cowardly Murdered. PHYSICAL: Laureys (Paris (Europe, France, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department)); DIGITAL: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives. Available electronically from