easter egg, handmade
- Catalogue number
- EPH 641
- whole: wood
- Alternative names
- full name: easter egg, handmade
- simple name: POW
- souvenirs and ephemera
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Private H H Gurdin of the 7th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers was wounded 7th March 1918 and taken prisoner by the Germans. The egg was made by a fellow prisoner.
A carved wooden Easter egg, in two halves, depicting on one side a painted rural scene with cottage, fields, trees and a blue sky, on the other side are large letters in gold X B on a red painted background.
Made by for Private Gurdin by Russian POW.
Carved and painted
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