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Heroisme de soeur Julie, Gerbeviller 24 Aout 1914. Dévouement

Alternate Title(s):
Dévouement
Contributor(s):
Zwerdling, Michael, former owner
Publication:
[Paris?] : JK, [1915?]
Language(s):
French
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Nurses
Nuns
Military Personnel
War-Related Injuries
Bandages
World War I
France
Julie, Sister, 1854-1925.
Genre(s):
Postcards
Abstract:
This postcard is one of a set that depicts the courage of Sister Julie, a French nun and nurse, in preventing the execution of a wounded French soldier under her care by a German soldier. On August 24, 1914, German troops withdrew from the city of Gerbéviller, commiting atrocities as they went, including executions and the burning of any intact buildings. In this postcard, Sister Julie is leaning over a soldier lying in bed and wrapping a bandage around his head. She wears a black habit with a white collar and black veil. The soldier is looking up at her. Behind Sister Julie is a window through which can be seen the blue sky and trees outside. A gold vase on the windowsill holds pink roses. On a white cloth draped over a table behind her are various medical supplies, inculding a white bowl and medicine bottles.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
1 postcard : 14 x 9 cm
Provenance:
Purchase; Michael Zwerdling; 2004; 04-22.
Technique:
color
NLM Unique ID:
101713240 (See catalog record)
Alternate Title(s):
Dévouement
Contributor(s):
Zwerdling, Michael, former owner
Publication:
[Paris?] : JK, [1915?]
Language(s):
French
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Nurses
Nuns
Military Personnel
War-Related Injuries
Bandages
World War I
France
Julie, Sister, 1854-1925.
Genre(s):
Postcards
Abstract:
This postcard is one of a set that depicts the courage of Sister Julie, a French nun and nurse, in preventing the execution of a wounded French soldier under her care by a German soldier. On August 24, 1914, German troops withdrew from the city of Gerbéviller, commiting atrocities as they went, including executions and the burning of any intact buildings. In this postcard, Sister Julie is leaning over a soldier lying in bed and wrapping a bandage around his head. She wears a black habit with a white collar and black veil. The soldier is looking up at her. Behind Sister Julie is a window through which can be seen the blue sky and trees outside. A gold vase on the windowsill holds pink roses. On a white cloth draped over a table behind her are various medical supplies, inculding a white bowl and medicine bottles.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
1 postcard : 14 x 9 cm
Provenance:
Purchase; Michael Zwerdling; 2004; 04-22.
Technique:
color
NLM Unique ID:
101713240 (See catalog record)