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Catalog Number 2002.23.12
Object Name Postcard
Title McCrae House Postcard
Date circa 1970
Year Range from 1968
Year Range to 1972
Description Postcard; depicts side view of McCrae House, which includes Memorial and part of the garden. Below this photograph is the In Flanders Fields poem. The back of the card provides information on the publisher of the postcard, the name of the photographer and describes the photograph and the importance of John McCrae and his poem. There is also a lined space on the back for writing a message.
on front, "IN FLANDERS FIELDS by John McCrae", "In Flanders field the poppies blow.."(the poem continues to the end) on back "A TRAVELTIME PRODUCT", "Majestic POST CARD", "POSTAGE STAMP", "Distributed by Kitchener News Company Limited Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Phone (519) 884-3710", "Printed in Canada by LAWSON MARDON PACKAGING PACIFIC A division of the Lawson Mardon Group Limited Richmond British Columbia", "KS-4868A", "COLONEL JOHN McCRAE's BIRTHPLACE Guelph, Ontario Alongside the modest birthplace of John McCrae, stands a memorial, erected in honour of the famed Canadian who penned "In Flanders Fields." Written during a lull in the Second Battle of Ypres, this superb verse has become treasured throughout the world. On Remembrance Day, each November 11, McCrae's grave is sprinkled with blood red poppies from Flanders.", "Photo by Fred A. Curylo"
People Curylo, Fred A.
Search Terms McCrae House
McCrae - Poems
McCrae Memorial Gardens
Dimensions 5.90/4.09 - Length/Width