Notebook and Train Ticket, Leo Bestall

Bestall (MBE) Leonard Delabere
Production date
Circa 1939

Object detail

Brief Description
A notebook and train ticket attributed to Leo Bestall circa 1939.

a) Notebook of Leo Bestall. Inside front cover is an oval label which reads: Imprimerie Papeterie F Bagani Fabrique de Registers. Contains miscellaneous notes, mostly names and addresses, lists, appointments of an unknown year and what appear to be Egyptian words which would date the notebook from either his time there during World War Two.

b) Train ticket printed with text in both English and Arabic. English text reads: Cairo to Kantara 1 Class 05495.

Production date
Circa 1939
Production place
Production technique
Media/Materials description
a) Leather bound cover. Handwritten pencil and black ink on paper.
b) Printed black and red ink on card.
Height x Width: 116 x 73mm
Height x Width: 30 x 56mm
Subject date
Circa 1939
Credit line
from the Leo Bestall Collection
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