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WORLD WAR II VINTAGE POSTCARD of Winston Churchill with Extended Quotation
“Lift Up Your Hearts”
Tuck’s Post Card
Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd. [England]
3 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches (Black & White)
Item Number: 13744
Historic half-length formal portrait of the Prime Minister taken by Walter Stoneman for J. Russell & Sons on April 1, 1941 in the Cabinet Room at Downing Street.
The lengthy caption quotes from Churchill’s legendary speech on June 12, 1941 to Allied Delegates assembled at St. James Palace and broadcast by the BBC: “LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS. ALL WILL COME RIGHT. OUT OF THE DEPTHS OF SORROW AND SACRIFICE WILL BE BORN AGAIN THE GLORY OF MANKIND.’ The Prime Minister.” “Photo by J. Russell & Sons, Baker Street, London” is printed below the image.
The postcard is in very good condition,with some very faint foxing. The verso is unused postally and unmarked.