'. . . very expert horsemen . . .'

A British patriotic postcard

The signature of the artist (‘Emlo’?) who drew the scene on the front of this postcard appears below the teddy bear astride the toy horse on the left. Walking ahead is a small boy riding a hobby horse. A portrait of a mounted British soldier hangs on the wall. The caption below reads, ‘We’re very expert horsemen and / as plucky as can be, / We’re breaking in the remounts for / the Army, don’t you …

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Medal commemorating the sinking of the SS 'Lusitania', 1915
Medal commemorating Admiral Eduard von Capelle (1855-1931) and the Battle of Jutland, 1916
The Queen visits Woolwich dockyard