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Title Postcard "Skylark"
Date 1915 C
Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number X1995.13.95
Scope & Content Made of Paper/Ink. There is a little girl in black and white cufff dress shirt and black pants on. She has golden blonde hair. She is looking into the distance. She is standing off a path into a bunch of shrubs. In the far background is a huge tree bigger then the rest. Below her is a vally. Under the caption the text reads " Skylark," Said a dear little boy, " Pray, Where do you go when you fly so high Skylark, say, is it true That you sing to the angels in the sky If so, Mother's an angel up there, And we do miss her so, you see; So would you, please, the next time you go up, Take this message from Dad and me" On the back is a stamp that reads "Printed In Britain". Postcard removed from photo album belonging to Sergeant William Jerry, World War 1. See album X1995.13.01 for more information.
Year Range from 1914
Year Range to 1917
Extent of Description 14 x 9 cm.