The First World War (1914-1918) in deltiology Cover Image

Primul Război Mondial (1914-1918). Contribuţii cartofilice
The First World War (1914-1918) in deltiology

Author(s): Ana Griţco
Subject(s): History
Published by: Muzeul Naţional de Istorie a Moldovei
Keywords: World War One; museum collection; postcards

Summary/Abstract: This article is the result of research of the museum's collection of postcards on the theme of the First World War, which was carried out in connection with the centenary since the war began. At the present stage of the evolution of historical science a special role belongs to the documentary sources that had previously been "less required", including illustrated postcards. At the beginning of the 20th century postcards know peak of their evolution. Being very popular, mobile and accessible, during the war they fulfilled several functions. In addition to performing the functions of postal items, they become an accessible form of propaganda and a source of supplementing military budget.

  • Issue Year: IX/2015
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 335-352
  • Page Count: 18
  • Language: Romanian