Autographs [Autograph book belonging to Mr. and Mrs. E. Cornish]

Accession Number RC03435.002
Collection number Souvenirs 10 Collection (Autographs and Autograph Books) 1/1/3
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Object type Souvenir
Maker Various
Date made 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

This autograph book has a metal plate attached to the front engraved with the Rising Sun badge and "ANZAC Day 1918, Mr. and Mrs. E. Cornish". It is inscribed, "A small token of appreciation and esteem from those who spent a very pleasant afternoon at your home, Anzac Day 1918". Autographs are of members of the A.I.F. and the N.Z.E.F. and several sketches and poems are included. Mrs Cornish, of the Waterworks, Alexandria, Egypt, made available her home for AIF and New Zealand troops while on leave.

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