easter egg, handmade

Catalogue number
  • EPH 641
Department
Exhibits
Materials
  • whole: wood
Alternative names
  • full name: easter egg, handmade
  • simple name: POW
Category
souvenirs and ephemera

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Label

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.

Physical description

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.

History note

Made by for Private Gurdin by Russian POW.

Carved and painted

rural scene

Associated people and organisations

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