[Editor: This postcard (unused), which incorporates a photo of an Australian soldier, is from the era of the First World War (1914-1918). The postcard is dated 28 February 1918.]
An Australian soldier
[Front of postcard]
[An unidentified soldier, posing for a photograph.]
[Reverse of postcard]
23, boulevard Poissonnière, Paris.
[Handwritten text, in italics]
Dimensions (approximate): 90 mm. (width), 129 mm. (height).
This postcard was made by a French postcard manufacturer, located at 23 boulevard Poissonnière, Paris. At the date of publication (14 May 2022), that address now apparently belongs to an Irish pub.
See: 1) “Corcoran’s”, Yelp
2) Corcoran’s Traditional Irish Pub: Grands Boulevards
3) “Immeuble dit Hôtel Montholon”, Monumentum
The soldier in the photo is believed to be from the 2nd Pioneer Battalion.
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