For Belgian refugees

In 1914, stories of Belgian civilians displaced by the German invasion spurred many Canadians to raise money for refugees. Albert, King of the Belgians, was a popular symbol in the fund-raising effort.

"S.M. Albert 1er" - War Post Card Sold for the Benefit of the International Committee for the Relief of the Belgian War Victims (Canada: R. Vaesen, 1914)

War, Memory and Popular Culture Archives - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
postcard, 8.5cm x 13.6cm