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Postcard - 'Constantin Triumphal Arch', Salonica, Greece, Nurse A. E. Williams (nee Cocking), World War I, 1918 Reg. No: MM 134013
- One of seven postcards contained in a yellow envelope with four black and white photographs and one newspaper cutting relating to war nursing service in Salonica, Greece. The envelope was contained in a diary probably written by sister Alice Elizabeth Cocking, later Sister Williams.
The memoir records life of a nurse on transport ships, in hospitals and on leave. It is written in a school exercise book some time after the event - possibly even after World War II.
- Photomechanical colour postcard.
- Description Of Content:
- Archway over a street with people walking along it at Salonica, Greece.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Returned Services League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch, 1986
|Dimensions:||140 mm (Height), 90 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||souvenirs, wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945, postcards, world war i 1914-1918, military memorabilia, cityscapes, arch bridges, military medical care|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Inscriptions:||Printed in black ink on the front of the postcard; 'SALONIQUE - Arc de Triomphe de Constantin / (Bas eotes seulptes de l'epoque romaine) / SALONICA - Constantin Triumphal Arch / (Sides sculpted in the Roman times)
Hand written in black ink on the front of the photograph; 'Ancient[?] [illeg] in Salonica'
|Place & Date Depicted:||Salonica, Greece, 1918|
|Previous Owner:||Alice Williams nee Cocking, 1915-1918|