Luggage tag and envelope, L D Bestall

Hotel Stewart
Dennison Manufacturing Company
2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force

Object detail

Brief Description
a) A luggage tag from the Hotel Stewart in San Francisco. Part of the tag has been ripped off and is missing and the text on both sides is therefore not fully present. The front of the tag reads: Bestall, Napier. The reverse reads: 11840, L D Bestall, Church Army, 2 NZEF.

b) A plain, unaddressed, New Zealand Expeditionary Force envelope. The top of the envelope is labelled: On Active Service. The luggage tag was found inside this envelope.
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Media/Materials description
Printed in blue ink on card; Handwritten in black ink.
Height x Width: 66 x 90mm
Height x Width: 80 x 137mm
Credit line
from the Leo Bestall Collection
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