Item MS-13-2, SF Box 54, Folder 6, Item 1 - Scrapbook of postcards from Sgt. A. Fraser Tupper to Ralph Kane

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Scrapbook of postcards from Sgt. A. Fraser Tupper to Ralph Kane

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MS-13-2, SF Box 54, Folder 6, Item 1

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  • 1915-1918 (Creation)

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4 cm of textual records : postcards in album ; 13 x 20 cm

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Item is a small album of postcards sent by Sgt. A. Fraser Tupper to his nephew, Ralph Kane, while Tupper was serving overseas in WWI. The cover of the album is forest green and the pages are made of black construction paper with slots for the cards. All of the post cards have messages from Tupper written on them. The post cards feature images such as a photograph of Tupper; war propaganda; holiday greetings; cartoons; photographs of places in England; or photographs of children. Most of the postcards are plain printed card but some are made of embroidered fabric or vellum.

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Pages of the album are torn in various places. The cover of the album is worn around the edges.

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A label on the inside from cover of the album says "Post Cards received from / Sergt. A. F. Tupper / Sailed for England / with the Dalhousie Unit / January (?) 1st - 1916 / War between Germany + Austria / and the Allies / England, France, Russia & later / Italy."

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  • Box: SF Box 54