Letter and envelope, Bernard Madden

Madden, Bernard Oswald Joseph
Production date
10 May 1942
Current rights
Public Domain
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Brief Description
Letter and envelope from Bernard Madden to his family in Napier dated 10 May 1942.

a) Bernard writes about being in a convalescent depot in Palestine, the better conditions in the camp, how the Jewish community is managed, the difference between Arab and Jewish communities, how the hospital Bernard stayed at was funded by ex-pats, the return journey to Palestine through Beirut and Haifa, taking leave to go to Tel Aviv and Nazareth and the weather in the region. Written on YMCA letterhead.

b) Envelope is addressed to Mrs P J Madden, 21 Macdonald Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay. Includes a censor's stamp and a postage stamp. Written on YMCA letterhead.
Production date
10 May 1942
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten, printed and stamped ink on paper.
Height x Width: 245 x 195mm
Height x Width: 100 x 152mm
Subject date
May 1942
Credit line
gifted by Barbara Madden
Other number(s)
2013/65/39, 88902
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