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easter egg, handmade

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Catalogue number
  • EPH 641
Materials
  • wood
Alternative Names
  • FULL NAME: easter egg, handmade
  • SIMPLE NAME: POW
Object Type
misc
Category
souvenirs and ephemera

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.

History note

Made by for Private Gurdin by Russian POW.

Physical description

halves The carved wooden egg depicts a painted rural scene.

Carved and painted

rural scene

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