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Walker, May
"Fragments from All the Fronts" magazine

"Fragments from All the Fronts" magazine

Description:

A magazine that belonged to H. Wyatt Purden. It was saved by Betty Cherry who gave it to May Walker to give it to the museum. Titled "The Bystander's Fragments from All the Fronts - Number 6" by Bruce Bairnsfather. Published by The Bystander, Tallis House, Whitefriars, E.C. 4, 190. Strand. London. W.C. 2. The magazine has inscription "Love Gwen" in ink on the cover. It is the sixth issue of a collection of cartoons called "Fragments from France" by official war cartoonist for the British and American armies, Bruce Bairnsfather. The cartoons were originally printed in The Bystander magazine The cartoons are of soldier named Old Bruce in the British army during WWI, the sixth issue focuses on the French, Italian, and American sides. The magazine was published in 1918.

Date of Object:

ca.1918

Accession #:

017.09.01

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Work Magazine

Work Magazine

Description:

A magazine that belonged to H. Wyatt Purden. It was saved by Betty Cherry who gave it to May Walker to give it to the museum. Titled "Work - the Illustrated Journal of Handicrafts", Part 341, September 1917. Some damage along the bottom - chewed by rodents.

Date of Object:

ca. 1917

Accession #:

017.09.02

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