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ALB105 Pair Antique Photo Album/Scrapbooks Eton School & WWI, Capt Henry Brierly

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Seller: ringtail555 (17.580) 99.9%, Location: London, Ships to: Americas, Europe, Asia, AU, Item: 391911449372 ALB105 Pair Antique Photo Album/Scrapbooks: Eton School and WWI Capt Henry Brierly 1910-20 I am not given to emoting on my ebay listings but I defy anyone not to find this collection profoundly moving. It starts out as a school boy scrap book of photos and cuttings relating to Eton school in the period 1909-1914. There are very many cuttings, principally relating to sporting events and a number of photos of house groups and sports teams (12 in all, some of which are wonderful). The album covers enlistment and training and a photo entitled 4th Coldstream Guards prior to sailing to France July 1915 all officers named. There several aerial battlefield photos with handwritten notes and photos of troops (including C Reed - 'my servant for 3 years in France'). There is a poem letter from Julie Charles dated Sept 1917 and very many death notices of old boys from the school. There is a telegram summoning Henry to Buckingham palace at the end of the war and photos of victory parades in London and the guards at Buckingham Palace. The album ends with ephemera relating to sporting events up to 1920. I have shown many more photos and commentary on the Ringtails Ephemera Facebook page which can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/RingtailsEphemera/ Please note due to rarity it will be shipped special delivery/internation tracked and signed which given its weight have created quite high shipping costs. 30cm wide Ringtail555 ? Ringtails Ephemera You can follow my adventures, discoveries and pre-view what is coming up by liking Ringtails Ephemera on Facebook or by following Ringtails Ephemera@minilemur2 on Twitter. · I am happy to combine postage and wait for payment for buyers who are interested in multiple items. Please wait for an invoice. · I usually have sales on Thurs, Saturday and Sunday ? I send out invoices Thurs and after my listings end on Sunday ? please don?t be worried if you haven?t heard from me before then. · I try and post as soon as possible after payment. For buyers who pay within 2 days of their last item ending I will post after 1 working day most of the time. · I will return items that you are unhappy with but please contact me before leaving feedback. · Many items have been mounted or pasted and may show some slight signs of this on the reverse. Serious damage will be described and/or pictured. Thanks for checking out this item and please check my other listings .... PLEASE NOTE DUE TO LARGE NUMBERS OF ITEMS GOING MISSING IN THE POST LOTS OVER £100 IN VALUE MUST BE POSTED SIGNED FOR WITH INSURANCE. Condition: Used, Condition: Two albums enclosed together but detached from single later brown paper binding over original boards. Some tape has been added/used at a later date, most of which I have removed and which does not generally affect the contents. There are some marks/staining to some pages which I have not attempted to clean. Not an album to buy as a book., Type: Photographs, Decade: 1900s & 1910s, Theme: World War I, Singles/ Sets: Sets

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