Photographic postcard of a melon frame, Ruhleben Horticultural Society, Germany

Scope and Content

Photographic postcard, printed, paper, monochrome, box frame containing six melons, printed inscription below, ‘Ruhleben Horticultural Society. One of the melon frames. ‘Sutton’s Ringleader’ weight 3¼ lbs each’, numbered 956, typescript inscription on reverse, ‘From:- Thomas Howat, Bar 5 Box 13, Ruhleben’, addressed to ‘Rev W. Wilks, MA, VMH’. Undated [1917; an identical image is dated 1917]. Dimensions 13.8 (w) x 8.9 (h) cm. Maker unidentified as at Apr 2014

Image identical to RHS/Ruh/2/1/012, RHS/Ruh/2/1/013 and RHS/Ruh/2/1/014, with some cropping