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FIELD MARSHAL SIR JOHN FRENCH, G.C.B., G.C.V.O., K.C.M.G. IN COMMAND OF THE EXPEDITIONARY FORCES, 1914.

Field Marshal Sir John French, G.C.B., Commander of the Expeditionary Forces, 1914. Was born 28th September, 1852. Naval Cadet for 4 years. Entered Army 1874. Served in Soudan Campaign 1884-5. Commanded 18th Hussars 1889-1893. Appointed Major-General to

British
1914
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons (English, 1886–1960), Photographer Reginald Haines, London


Dimensions

Vertical: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2015.8041

Medium or Technique

Photogravure on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: Photo. Reginald Haines
Back: divided. Used.
The European War, 1914 Notabilities.
Raphael Tuck & Sons’ “Photogravure” Postcard No.4307. Series II.
ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN. Printed in England.

Inscription

Yes

Markings

Canceled. Sent 1914 from Surrey to York, England.

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2015, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in Europe and the United States; 2015, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 24, 2015)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder