Letter and Envelope, Bernard Madden

Madden, Bernard Oswald Joseph
Production date
10 Aug 1941
Current rights
Public Domain
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Brief Description
Letter and envelope from Bernard Madden to Mrs L M Madden and dated 10 August 1941. Sent from Cairo, Egypt.

a) Letter talks of first impressions of Cairo, being a guard for an Italian POW camp with impressions of the Italian prisoners, Bill Madden having the same guard job but Pat Madden being left behind at camp, visiting the town of Maadi, information on air-mail and news from home being picked up in Egypt, visiting a spa in the area, cost of items in Egypt and Moira starting kindergarten.

b) Envelope entitled: On Active Service. Sent to Mrs L M Madden, 21 Macdonald Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. By Airmail/Par Avion.
Production date
10 Aug 1941
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Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
a) Handwritten ink on paper.
b) Handwritten, printed and stamped ink on paper.
Height x Width: 275 x 205mm
Height x Width: 117 x 151mm
Subject date
26 May 1941-07 Jun 1941
Credit line
gifted by Barbara Madden
Other number(s)
2013/65/2, 88760
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