An eyewitness in at the front

Novelist Arnold Bennett was the first major writer to be invited to tour the Western Front during the First World War; his account was published in late 1915. This postcard invited book-buyers to experience "all the picturesque, moving figures of the front."

advertising postcard for Arnold Bennett's Over There: War Scenes on the Western Front, James Hope & Sons, Ottawa, Ontario, 1915

postcard, 8.8cm x 14.1cm
War, Memory and Popular Culture Archives - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
First World War