Lion and Map of Europe
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TRANSCRIPTION; MESSAGE: 2-15 PM; Aug 31-18; Dear [illegible] Jim; P/C To Hand all okay at the Bell Cheer o having a fine Time all is Well Jack; SENT TO: J Doyle Esq; 119 Woodland Rd; Cardiff; S.W
Description(Black and White) The picture on this postcard shows a map of Europe spread out on the horizon with a Lion walking from France into Belgium. An arrow points the way from Belgium to Germany and says "To Berlin." There are two halfpenny green stamps on the back, and the card is postmarked Horton on August 31, 1918. The sender wrote "Come on all the Doyle" above the lion on the front and sent the card to a J. Doyle, Esq., from Jack.
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.
Jack [writer of accompanying material] (2011). Lion and Map of Europe. PHYSICAL: The Woodland Card Co., Ltd. (London (Europe, United Kingdom, England, Greater London)); DIGITAL: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives. Available electronically from