Distribution of meals by a young girl from Flanders

Postcard/Photograph

Description

English

This is a postcard showing a Flemish girl distributing food to soldiers. It highlights the importance of civilians in the war effort – among other things they could provide support to the troops who were fighting for their country.

There is often a fine line between information and propaganda. This especially applies for war postcards such as this one.

Dutch

Prentkaart (foto) van een Vlaams meisje dat eten uitdeelt aan soldaten.

De scheidslijn tussen mensen informeren en propaganda is zeer dun. Dit is zeker waar voor oorlogsprentkaarten.

French

Carte postale (photo) d’une jeune fille flamande distribuant de la nourriture aux soldats.

La distinction entre information et propagande est très mince. C’est indubitablement le cas des cartes postales de guerre.

Full title
Distribution of meals by a young girl from Flanders
Created
1914-1918
Format
Postcard / Photograph
Held by
Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België (Bibliotheque Royale de Belgique)
Copyright: © 
Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België (Bibliotheque Royale de Belgique)

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