Leather pouch made at Ruhleben internment camp, Germany

Scope and Content

Pouch, sewn, leather, brown, rectangular, gold embossed inscription, ‘Ruhleben Horticultural Society’, opens out to reveal six compartments. Enclosed is a ticket attached to a thread, printed inscription, ‘Made in Ruhleben Camp School by ….’, manuscript inscription, ‘Camp School. T.E. Gumbrell’, printed inscription on reverse, ‘To be sent to ….’, manuscript inscription, ‘Royal Horticultural Society, Vincent Square, London. C183’. Dimensions 20.8 (w) x 24.8 (h) cm (closed); 41.7 (w) x 24.8 (h) cm (open). Maker: T.E. Gumbrell

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