Booklet, Graves of the Fallen

Maker
Imperial War Graves Commission
Harrison and Sons
Kipling, Rudyard
Production date
1919

Object detail

Brief Description
Booklet entitled: The Graves of the Fallen, issued by the Imperial War Graves Commission and published in 1919.

Booklet explains what the Commission is and does, including topics such as: its history; the cemeteries; inscriptions, registers and planning; memorials to the missing; graves of Indian troops; treatment of isolated graves; suggestions from the public; etcetera.

Booklet was written by Rudyard Kipling at the request of the Imperial War Graves Commission, illustrated by Douglas Macpherson, published by the Imperial War Graves Commission and printed by Harrison and Sons in London.
Production date
1919
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Production technique
Media/Materials description
Paper with black ink printing and green ink illustrated cover.
Measurements
Length x Width: 280 x 218mm
Signature/Inscription
Samuel Manson, Napier Tce, Napier in regards to solider 13/3048, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject period
Subject date
1919
Credit line
from the Viv Millin Collection
Other number(s)
m2002/25/277, 70382

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