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First World War German Prisoner of War Carved Bones

The King's Own Museum collection contains two carved bones known to have been made at the Prisoner of War Camp on Caton Road.  The Lancaster City Museum collection also contains a number of carved bones, which appear on this page for reference.

  
Featuring the Regimental Lion and 'The King's Own Royal Regiment' on one side and 'E. Smith. Lieutenant, 5th King's Liverpool Regmt. Lancaster Camp 1914-15' on the other, the sender of the above postcard.
Accession Number: KO2590/406

     
This bone featuring a rose and leaves is marked '1914 Remembrance 1915' and 'Made in POW Camp, Vieteck, 1803, Lancaster'.
Accession Number: KO2590/407

Lancaster City Museum Carved Bones

 
 

"Souvenir from Lancaster, 1915" "To Father and Mother from Edward"
Accession Number: LM1988-125-2

   
"1914. Lancaster Camp. 1915"  "WS"
Accession Number: LM1991-125-1

   
"1914. Lancaster Camp. 1915" "WS"
Accession Number: LM1991-125-2

 
 
"Lancaster Camp During"
Accession Number: LM1999-63-2

   
"Souvenir of"
Accession Number: LM1999-65-1

   
"The Great War 1914-15"
Accession Number: LM1999-65-2


"Souvenir of the Great War 1914-15"

   
"Lancaster 1914-1915" "GH"
Accession Number: LM2015-xx-x

 

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Only a proportion of our collections are on display at anyone time.  Certain items are on loan for display in other institutions.  An appointment is required to consult any of our collections which are held in store.

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