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Kings, Queens and Pawns: An American Woman at the Front


by Mary Roberts Rinehart

The three kings or wise men (Caspar, Melchior, and Balthasar) follow the Star of Bethlehem bearing gifts for the infant Jesus, passing German soldiers round a fire on their way. Rather than the traditional offerings of gold, frankincense, and myrrh, one king carries a box of Leibniz cookies. One king raises the star before them, giving the scene a stage-set quality. From a series of war advertising cards for Bahlsens Leibniz Cookies. Illustration by HDiez.
Text:
Leibniz Keks
Leibniz Cookies
HDiez
Reverse:
H. Bahlsens Keksfabrik, Hannover.
Message dated December 26, 1915, and field postmarked the 28th, the 8th Bavarian Reserve Division.

The three kings or wise men (Caspar, Melchior, and Balthasar) follow the Star of Bethlehem bearing gifts for the infant Jesus, passing German soldiers round a fire on their way. Rather than the traditional offerings of gold, frankincense, and myrrh, one king carries a box of Leibniz cookies. One king raises the star before them, giving the scene a stage-set quality. From a series of war advertising cards for Bahlsens Leibniz Cookies. Illustration by HDiez.

Kings, Queens and Pawns: An American Woman at the Front by Mary Roberts Rinehart

Publisher: George H. Doran Company, 1915

Copyright: 1915, By The Curtis Publishing Company; 1915, by George H. Doran Company

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