Lantern slide promoting Earl Haig's appeal. Depicts British Legion Poppy Factory, showing 'some of the 200 severley disabled ex-service men who are employed throughout the year making Flanders poppies you will wear on Remembrance Day, November 11th'.

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

Photograph of men seated at several tables, making poppies. Many wear aprons; all wear jackets and ties. Several boxes of poppies are placed on the tables. A window on the right provides light. Above and below the image is white text on black background.

Physical Description

Glass lantern slide, square, printed in black and white with inscription top and bottom and photograph in centre. Black edging.

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