Summary

Lantern slide promoting Earl Haig's poppy appeal to support widows and orphans from World War I.

The Earl Haig Fund was established up in 1921 by Field Marshal Douglas Haig (1st Earl Haig) to assist ex-servicemen. Its members continue to sell remembrance poppies in the weeks before Remembrance Day/Armistice Day.

Description of Content

Nine lines of hand-written text with printed heading 'CARRY ON'.

Physical Description

Glass lantern slide, square, printed in black and white with hand-written inscription (direct onto slide?), with black edging.

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