Item 455: Wood carving of a PoW dressed in a navy pea jacket with red PoW patch, trousers and cap
DESCRIPTION: Wood carving of a PoW dressed in a navy blue pea jacket having the distinctive circular red PoW patch on the back, trousers with a red stripe down one side, work boots, and a cap. Arms at his side. On a wooden base with P.O.W. on one side, No.14259 on the opposite side.
The number represents the owner’s number, not the carver!
14 cm tall. Base is 6 X 6 cm. The base at the feet is broken on all four sides.
Four photos showing different views.
From the Henderson Homefront Collection
Item 455, View 1 of 4, Wooden carving of a German prisoner of war held in Canada during the Second World War. seen from front. (Photo credit R. H. Henderson)
Item 455 View 2 of 4 Wooden carving of a PoW in navy jacket (Photo credit R J Henderson)
Item 455 View 3 of 4 Wooden carving of a PoW in navy jacket, seen from back (Photo credit R J Henderson)
Item 455 View 4 of 4 Wooden carving of a PoW in navy jacket (Photo credit R J Henderson)
Ship in a bottle, with two unusual features. The U-Boat is a very rare feature in this type of art, and the airplane on the wire shows the quality of the workmanship.
Description: The surfaced U-9 German Submarine and a 3-mast sailing vessel under full sail facing left. A Canadian airplane showing roundels flying separately above the U-Boat. Lighthouse and village in background. Has a 2 cm paint flake to the right side.
From Henderson Homefront Collection
Item 456 A – Ship in Bottle with U-Boat and Canadian Airplane (Henderson Collection)
Item 456 A 02 - Ship in Bottle - Detail (Henderson Collection)
Item 303 002: Pow-made frame and reproduction of Duerer painting, front
Item 303 003: Back of Duerer reproduction with notes, possibly by Dr. James HEMSTOCK
DESCRIPTION: Obtained in the Medicine Hat PoW camp by Canadian Dr. James HEMSTOCK, who served there in the Royal Canadian Medical Corps. Marked on the reverse “Reproduction of a painting in oil by Albrecht DUERER.” “DUERER’s father”.
37 x 47.5 CM.
From the Henderson Homefront Collection and Archives.
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From the Henderson Homefront Archives and Collection Wood cigarette case. Front marked 1941, “Smoke with pleasure -” Cpl. Wilson, R, 13th Co., V.G.O.C. Reverse marked “Kananaskis” 13 Cm. X 8.5 Cm. X 2 Cm. Click on any picture to enlarge … Continue reading