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Table - Carved, Broadmeadows Internment Camp, circa 1939-1945 Reg. No: SH 990858
- Table carved out of a packing case by a German Prisoner of War whilst at the Broadmeadows Internment Camp, circa 1939-1945, using a pen knife and a hot nail.
- Table carved with pen knife and hot nail by German prisoner of war interned in Australia during World War II. The table face contains a carving of the Australian Coat of Arms surrounded by miscellaneous bordering motifs.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Bill Jennings, 1999
|Dimensions:||770.00 cm (Height), 445.00 cm (Width), 664.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||wars conflicts, german communities, german immigration, internment camps, world war ii 1939-1945, immigration, displaced persons, national symbols, migration settlement|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection|
|Primary Classification:||DOMESTIC LIFE|
|Inscriptions:||Carved text: NIL DESPERANDUM|
|Place & Date Made:||Broadmeadows, Victoria, Australia, circa 1939-1945|
|Place & Date Used:||Broadmeadows, Victoria, Australia, circa 1939-1945|