Improvised postcard from Gallipoli

Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Accession Number RC02748
Collection number Postcard Collection (Australian postcards 1914-1918) 2/1/6
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm
Object type Postcard
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Improvised postcard made from cardboard from a cigarette box. At Gallipoli paper was scarce, so men had to use what they could find in order to write to their loved ones. This Postcard is dated 9 July 1915 to Frank Smith of Moonee Ponds in Victoria.