For a "Little Scrap of Paper"
Description(Color) This postcard depicts a short poem in front of the Union Flag. Surrounding the Union Flag are various Allied flags from France, New Zealand, Belgium, Canada, Russia, India, Japan, and Australia. According to the information on the back of the postcard, the title hails from the Imperial Chancellor's remarks and Sir Edward Goschen's reply, regarding the Treaty guaranteeing Belgian neutrality and the events that began the war. 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). For a "Little Scrap of Paper". PHYSICAL: B. B. (London (Europe, United Kingdom, England, Greater London)); DIGITAL: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives. Available electronically from