WW2 Patriotic Fund Autographs
cardboard, blue cotton fabric, coloured embroidery cotton/wool, metal thumb tacks, in wood and glass frame
770 w x 620 h
Framed collection of handwritten ink autographs on cardboard surrounding a cloth covered panel with four embroidered flags of WW2 allies: Australia, USA, Britain, Russia and Burma.
The caption reads these Autographs of Queanbeyan and District residents were collected by Charles Fenton esq, for patriotic funds during the second World War 1943.
A partial list of the handwritten names:
Along top: A J Rolphe; H Q Muir; V Ryan; P C Morton; Pauline Murphy; Charles Murphy; Dorothy Murphy; J C McCawley; ????, J W McFarlane; R A Jobbes? COMRADES FROM THE USA; ????; ????; A L Hays; Ernest Spendlove; R A Isaacs?; Bonnie Spendlove; Peter Spendlove; Ernie ????; ????; ????; Elsie Spendlove; W E Hopkins; ?????; ????; E S Clayton; T W Hicks?; T H O’Connor; G & R Neale; H S Calveau; A L Phalen?; I Imrie; ? D Hamilton; Andrew Agapitos.
LHS: George Nano; D Beer; Ray? Munro; ???? Geeks; ???? Geeks; Pat Ryan US?; C H Dowse; C S Dowse; Olga Pearl Dowse; Phyllis Barrett; R Arneson; ?????; C Shields; T W Beattie; E S Southwell; H B Freebody; H M O’Sullivan?; ?????; P H Flint; ????; R Byrne; R Gillespie; J I Moore; J? Daniel; H? A Clothier; M Crabtree; M & F Fowlie; G Ramsay; M J Gibbs; John W Burn; W Wallace; Iris E Kitchener; J D Shanahan; J Borg; J H Hamilton; J Ginn.
Along bottom from LHS: W Goodall; ?????; Johnny Byrnes; ?????; L Johnstone; G L Jolly; L R Campbell; I Frawley; I M Thomas; J H Lindbeck; J Girvan; M H O’Rourke; R Blundell; A R Swan; E W Law???; I L Lucas; M H macdonald; I Ahern; Mrs E Reilly; I Finley; J L Williams JP; T Kelly; R T Leach; H J Richardson; G Jordan; T S James; V A Hamilton; N Love; R J Salisbury; D M Hopkins; A Lazetic; Donald and B Goodman; ?????; J W Blewitt; CD Fenton.
RHS : Manuel Ge???tery 3/5/43; Geo A Bruce, sr ?; Dr? Gillispie?; W Caw????; F Fyurice?; ?? Shepherd; John Morrison; Q A Swan; A McCann; A McHaugh; W H Sullivan; R D Brodie; I C Lindbeck; L H Taylor; T Donoghoe; L G Burton; J Poba RAAF; I W Sibbly; L W Sheldrick; E J (Joe) Black; J E Beattie; A M Fallick and Sons; D Thomson; J Delaney; B Chi??????; J Notaras; E Galligerif; A E Moore; R J Dunne; V Backhouse; C Nichols?; C Moore; S Crabtree; P R Blewitt; B I Taylor; C Felibens?; C Spaven; I A Perkins.
On display in the WW2 display at the Queanbeyan Museum