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886575
  • Title
    Letter written on German officer's cuff, 1917
  • Call number
    DR 89
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    886575
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 cuff - 28.7 x 10.8 cm - linen
  • Scope and Content
    Folded, white shirt cuff with a pair of buttonholes on both edges.

    Obverse reads: 'On Active Service. Miss M. Bailey, "Tara" David Street Marrickville Sydney Australia'.

    There is also a postal marking '30 No 17' and a triangular stamp consisting of a crown and 'passed by censor No. 4321', signed 'R B Hedley' [?] in pencil. 'L 208 Belfast 27 Leinen Garantiert 4 Fach' is stamped at left.

    On reverse the letter is addressed from 'Somewhere in Palestine 25th Nov. 1917' to 'Dear May' from 'Rob'. Letter mentions that the card was obtained from a German officer's kit as well as other souvenirs during the German retreat.
  • Source
    Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952 Spencer List number: 110c
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Description source

    Information transferred from Pictures Card Catalogue as part of the eRecords Project, 2009-2010
  • General note

    Digital order no:Album ID : 997280
  • Name
  • Subject
  • Topic
  • Exhibited in
    Dixson 60
    Life Interrupted: Personal Diaries from World War I
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