Lacquered wooden box containing black and white photograpic postcards covering the daily activities of German internees in Knockaloe Camp on the Isle of Man during the, First World War. The photographs show accommodation huts in various compounds of the camp; gardens; members of the internee committee which helped administer the camp; medical staff; educational classes run by and for internees; the camp library; theatrical and musical activities; workshops manufacturing such items as furniture, bookbinders, cobblers shop; exhibition of items manufactured in the camp; the barbers shop; canteens and kitchens; groups on internees woring on local farms; sports including football, hockey, tennis, gymnastics and billiards. Also a view of the internees cemetery plot and a group photograph of British officers with Jewish internees on the Day of Atonement. A number of pen and ink drawings are also part of the collection including designs for book plates and Christmas and New Year cards (1917 and 1918). A large print of an aerial panorama of the camp is also included as is a photograph of the presentatioon box in which the collection is housed.
Lacquered wooden box with brass hinges (top and one side are hinged) containing black and white photograpic postcards and pen and ink drawings and prints on paper and card. The photographs, drawings etc are mounted on sheets of dark grey paper. Border for the prints etc are drawn in white ink on the mount paper as are captions in German.