ICRC postcards


The ICRC published a serie of postcards illustrating its work as well as life in camps and hospitals during the First World War.
  • Sidi Bishr, Alexandria, Egypt
    Sidi Bishr, Alexandria, Egypt
    The sleeping huts (ICRC, UK, n°34)
  • Sidi Bishr, Alexandria, Egypt
    Sidi Bishr, Alexandria, Egypt
    Ottoman prisoners of war in front of their sleeping hut (ICRC, UK, n°39)
  • Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
    Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
    The camp courtyard (ICRC, UK, n°32)
  • Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
    Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
    The prisoner-of-war camp (ICRC, UK, n°33)
  • Holyport, Berkshire, United Kingdom
    Holyport, Berkshire, United Kingdom
    Officers' POW camp (ICRC, UK, N. 14)
  • Holyport, Berkshire, United Kingdom
    Holyport, Berkshire, United Kingdom
    Common room in the officers' camp (ICRC, UK, n°15)
  • Donington Hall, Derbyshire (sic), United Kingdom
    Donington Hall, Derbyshire (sic), United Kingdom
    The outside of the Hall, used as an officers' camp (ICRC, UK, n°1)
  • Donington Hall, Derbyshire (sic), United Kingdom
    Donington Hall, Derbyshire (sic), United Kingdom
    The chapel (ICRC, UK, n°2)
  • Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
    Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
    Inside the POWs' barracks (ICRC, UK, n°26)
  • Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
    Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
    The officers' camp (ICRC, UK, n°27)
  • Knockaloe, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
    Knockaloe, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
    Drawing by a POW (ICRC, UK, n°3)
  • Knockaloe, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
    Knockaloe, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
    Playing chess (ICRC, UK, n°28)
  • Knockaloe, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
    Knockaloe, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
    POW athletics club (ICRC, UK, n°29)
  • Knockaloe, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
    Knockaloe, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
    Rabbit-breeding (ICRC, UK, n°30)
  • Knockaloe, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
    Knockaloe, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
    The civilian internment camp (ICRC, UK, n°31)
  • Douglas, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
    Douglas, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
    Playing billiards (ICRC, UK, n°35)
  • Douglas, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
    Douglas, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
    Cobblers' workshop (ICRC, UK, n°36)
  • Douglas, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
    Douglas, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
    The orchestra (ICRC, UK, n°37)
  • Knockaloe, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
    Knockaloe, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
    The cemetery (ICRC, UK, n°38)
  • Dartford, Kent, United Kingdom
    Dartford, Kent, United Kingdom
    Operating theatre in a military hospital for wounded Germans (ICRC, UK, n°4)
  • Dartford, Kent, United Kingdom
    Dartford, Kent, United Kingdom
    Sick ward in a military hospital for officers (ICRC, UK, n°5)
  • Dartford, Kent, United Kingdom
    Dartford, Kent, United Kingdom
    Convalescents in the military hospital (ICRC, UK, n°6)
  • Dartford, Kent, United Kingdom
    Dartford, Kent, United Kingdom
    Covalescents in front of the military hospital (ICRC, UK, n°7)
  • Donington Hall, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
    Donington Hall, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
    Officers under the arbour (ICRC, UK, n°22)
  • Donington Hall, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
    Donington Hall, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
    Common room in the officers' camp (ICRC, UK, n°23)
  • Alexandra Palace, London, United Kingdom
    Alexandra Palace, London, United Kingdom
    Main entrance to civilian internment camp (ICRC, UK, n°10)
  • Alexandra Palace, London, United Kingdom
    Alexandra Palace, London, United Kingdom
    Civilian internees doing gymnastic exercises (ICRC, UK, n°11)
  • Stratford, London, United Kingdom
    Stratford, London, United Kingdom
    Civilian internees (ICRC, UK, n°12)
  • Stratford, London, United Kingdom
    Stratford, London, United Kingdom
    The washroom (ICRC, UK, n°13)
  • Pattishall (formerly Eastcote), Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
    Pattishall (formerly Eastcote), Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
    German POWs gardening (ICRC, UK, n°16)
  • Pattishall (formerly Eastcote), Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
    Pattishall (formerly Eastcote), Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
    German POWs next to the waterwheel they built (ICRC, UK, n°17)
  • Feltham, London, United Kingdom
    Feltham, London, United Kingdom
    German POWs at mealtime (ICRC, UK, n°20)
  • Feltham, London, United Kingdom
    Feltham, London, United Kingdom
    POW camp bakery (ICRC, UK, n°21)
  • Dyffryn Aled, Wales, United Kingdom
    Dyffryn Aled, Wales, United Kingdom
    An officer's bedroom (ICRC, UK, n°8)
  • Dyffryn Aled, Wales, United Kingdom
    Dyffryn Aled, Wales, United Kingdom
    View of the grounds of the officers' camp (ICRC, UK, n°9)
  • Dorchester, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
    Dorchester, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
    View of the POW camp (ICRC, UK, n°24)
  • Dorchester, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
    Dorchester, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
    POWs on large sports grounds (ICRC, UK, n°25)
  • Shrewsbury, Shropshire, United Kingdom
    Shrewsbury, Shropshire, United Kingdom
    German POWs working (ICRC, UK, n°18)
  • Shrewsbury, Shropshire, United Kingdom
    Shrewsbury, Shropshire, United Kingdom
    German labour detachment marching (ICRC, UK, n°19)