About This Item
World War I
Postcard with a painting of a French woman and her family receiving news of her husband's passing during World War I. She is comforted by a nun and being handed her husband uniform.
Original painting by Léonie Michaud.
Title from caption.
Date based on likely year of purchase by Dr. George W. Norris while stationed in France, 1917-1918.
Original photograph in: Norris, George William, 1875-1965. Diary, World War I (Philadelphia, 1959), page 121. ZZ10c 5 (Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia)
Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
between 1917? and 1918?
History, 20th Century
1 print : color (postcard format)
9 x 14 cm
Michaud, Léonie, “Glorieuses reliques,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed December 4, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/1527.