WW1 Scrapbook with dried pressed leaf and flower petal (Calais 16 Sept. 1915 and Le Havre 29 June 1916)

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Files

IMG_scrapbook.jpg

Title

WW1 Scrapbook with dried pressed leaf and flower petal (Calais 16 Sept. 1915 and Le Havre 29 June 1916)

Creator

Munro, Murdoch, 1895-1961;
Unknown

Publisher

Lodgepunk.com

Description

A scrapbook containing one small leaf and one small flower petal. These have been pressed, dried and backed onto heavyweight white paper, then attached onto a heavier grade brown card with scalloped edges. The willow leaf page is inscribed 'Calais 16 Sept 1915' is mentioned in one of Murdoch's letters. The poppy petal page is inscribed with 'Le Havre 29 June 1916'. The creator of the actual scrapbook is unknown.

Worktype

object

ID

OBJ_c1915_1916_0003

Cultural Context

French; Scottish

Location

Calais (France); Le Havre (France)

Date

1915-1916

Subject

Calais (France);
Dried flowers;
Le Havre (france);
Munro, Murdoch, 1895-1961;
Scrapbooks;
World War, 1914-1918

Inscription

Written inscription: Calais 16 Sept. 1915; Le Havre 29 June 1916

Measurements

8 cm (height) x 24.7 cm (width)

Material

Dried flowers

Technique

Pressing; Scrapbooking

Style Period

Twentieth century

Rights

Murdoch Munro Collection (1914-1919) by Erika Nygard is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

Relation

Collection

Citation

Munro, Murdoch, 1895-1961; Unknown, “WW1 Scrapbook with dried pressed leaf and flower petal (Calais 16 Sept. 1915 and Le Havre 29 June 1916),” Murdoch Munro Collection (1914-1919), accessed July 6, 2020, http://www.lodgepunk.com/MMC/items/show/13.

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