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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
1915
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons (English, 1886–1960), Photographer J. Russell & Sons, London


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.8046

Medium or Technique

Photogravure on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: Photo. Russell & Sons.
Back: divided. Mint.
The European War, Notabilities.
Raphael Tuck & Sons’ “Photogravure” Postcard No.4317. Series V.
ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN. Printed in 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