OFFICERS OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
advertising bookmarks by
Singer sewing machines company from 1900
chromolithography on card | reverse sides show ads for Singer | 164 mm
These bookmarks were
much sought-after collectibles in Victorian days and were distributed as
free giveaways by Singer.
Excellently printed with the cutting edge technology of the era - the
chromolithography - the bookmarks show portraits of
some famous commanding officers of the British Empire along with a short
career history. Time documents par excellence.
Major General Hector MacDonald
Field Marshal Lord Roberts of Kandahar
Lord Kitchener of Khartoum
Major General J.D.P. French