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Catalog Number 2005.52.4
Object Name Postcard
Title John Skinner Gilbert and Friend, 1918
Date 12/09/1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
Description Black and white photographic postcard of two men in military uniforms. The man to the left is John Skinner Gilbert. Both men are holding cigarettes in their hands and leaning on a pillar pedestal. On the back is a note from John to his wife Gladys and in the note he mentions the roses that are in their caps in the photo. The roses were handpicked earlier in the month. On the bottom of the photo, in pen is "John - France Dec. 9, 1918"

On the back is this note: "To My Dear Gladys, With love and best wishes from as always ohn. Can you imagine roses in Dec.? It doesn't seem possible but we picked those in our caps in the open on Dec. 1/18. This is a poor picture but I can't help it as my face slipped. John"
People Gilbert, John
Subjects MILITARY - ARMY
Dimensions 14 cm w x 9 cm l