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Children dressed as Allied soldiers run to bring the New Year, 1916. France carries the 1, the United Kingdom (in a kilt) and Belgium - his national roundel on his hat - the 9, Serbia and Russia the 1 of the decade, and Italy the 6. Japan, bearing a flag, hurries to catch up. A folding calendar card for 1916 by G. Bertrand.
Reverse: the calendar for 1916
Inside:
With best wishes for a happy Christmas with love from Wallis

Children dressed as Allied soldiers run to bring the New Year, 1916. France carries the 1, the United Kingdom (in a kilt) and Belgium - his national roundel on his hat - the 9, Serbia and Russia the 1 of the decade, and Italy the 6. Japan, bearing a flag, hurries to catch up. A folding calendar card for 1916 by G. Bertrand.
Reverse: the calendar for 1916
Inside:
With best wishes for a happy Christmas with love from Wallis

Image text

1916

Modèle Déposé

P. Racine, Éditeur, Paris

From . . .

Registered Design

P. Racine, Publisher, Paris

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The Old Style (O.S.) or Julian Calendar was 13 days behind the New Style (N.S.) or Gregorian Calendar. Russia used the Old Style Calendar. During the 20th century, the difference between the two was 13 days. January 1 (O.S.) fell on January 14 (N.S.).

Bulgaria changed from Old Style to New Style on March 31, 1916 (O.S.), April 13 (N.S.).

The Ottoman Empire changed from Old Style to New Style on February 15, 1917 (O.S.), February 28 (N.S.).

Russia changed from Old Style to New Style on February 14, 1918 (O.S.), February 27 (N.S.). The Russian Revolutions fell in different months: the February Revolution (O.S.) fell in March (N.S.) The October Revolution began on October 25 (O.S.) but November 7 (N.S.).