|Place||Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney, Concord|
|Physical description||Linen; Cotton; Embroidery cotton thread; Cardboard|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Concord|
|Date made||c 1945-1946|
Second World War, 1939-1945
'Radio Times' embroidered magazine cover, made in Concord Military Hospital
Light brown linen protective cover to take a copy of 'Radio Times'. Each side of the cover has a vertical pocket to hold the magazine in place (copy missing) and a rigid cardboard backing that is hinged down the centre with cotton adhesive tape. All the edges of the cover and pockets are edged with machine sewn blue cotton bias binding. The front of the cover is hand embroidered in red, browns, greens, blue, and white in stem and back stitch showing 'RADIO TIMES' in red at the top, musical notes, four violinists, brass instruments, and a singer or conductor in front of a musical score.
This embroidered cover was made in Concord Military Hospital c 1945-1945, by an Australian serviceman undergoing rehabilitation there as a result of his service in the Second World War. The name of the maker is unknown.