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World War I Belgian Babies Forget-Me-Not Corsage

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Identifier: 1974-013-0005

Title: World War I Belgian Babies Forget-Me-Not Corsage

Description: Small fabric corsage with wire framed flowers and green leaves. Has a paper tag that reads "Belgian Babies" on the front and "Copyright 1918 by Major Leon Osterrieth" on the back. Also has a yellow, red and black ribbon around the stem. The corsage was given to those who contributed to the Belgian Relief fund, popularized by the propaganda stories of German soldiers killing Belgian infants during World War I.



Dates: 1918

Type(s): Corsage


Subjects: World War, 1914-1918


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