Diary : "To a cruel war 1 sent him; from whence he returned, his brow's bound with oak."

Production date
Circa 1920
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Production place
United Kingdom
Description
A diary from 1920. Quote on cover: "To a cruel war 1 sent him;..." is adapted from the play Coriolanus by William Shakespeare. The diary is a part of the Atmore Collection concerning Harry and Dorothy A. Atmore, AG377. Harry Atmore (1870-1946) was a Nelson City Councillor and M.P. for Nelson. He married Dorothy Corrigan (1895 - 1976) in 1936. During the WWI she was a member of the Women's National Reserve and was awarded the MBE.
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Media/materials description
Paper; Faux leather; Elastic
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Measurements
1 item ( 1 v., black) ; 11 x 8 cm.
Measurements
0 - Whole = Height x Width (mm) = 110 x 80mm
Names/keywords
World War 1; 1914 - 1918; First World War; Harry Atmore; Dorothy Atmore; Dorothy Corrigan; diaries; quotes; Shakespeare ; World War I
Subjects
World War, 1914-1918
Accession number
A3968.1
Other reference numbers
AG377 D3.1
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