A Scrap Book of No: 6 Gen: Hospital B.E.F. France

By: Davies, George & An Unknown Nursing Sister

Price: £400.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


an undated hand written and illustrated scrap book with a humorous depiction of life in the British Expeditionary Force No 6 General Hospital. which operated in Rouen between 1914 and 1919. Consisting of seven folded leaves making twenty eight pages in total and enclosed within a plain grey wrapper that is partly split. The work was clearly once sewn but the cotton is no longer present. One leaf is in the form of a letter from a former patient to an unnamed sister, the remaining leaves are of a number of well executed sketches directly onto the leaves and of a large number of cartoon type illustrations that are on paper that has been trimmed and pasted & depicts everyday hospital life, from the arrival of a group of nurses to the time of their obvious departure. Most are captioned and one or two names are given. A unique work.

Title: A Scrap Book of No: 6 Gen: Hospital B.E.F. France

Author Name: Davies, George & An Unknown Nursing Sister

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Publisher: privately written: 1915

Binding: paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 243233

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