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cloth, table

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Object / Artefact › History
  • Other titles
    signature cloth : Nurse Barbara S Greig, QAIMNSR, WW1 (descriptive name)
  • Description
    embroidered signature table cloth, unfinished
    made by Nurse Barbara S Grieg, while nursing in France with the QAIMNSR, 1914-1917
    marked in pencil and embroidered with names of servicemen, regiments and regimental insignia, eg 6WMR, NZMR, RFC, Sigs RE, NZANS, RAMC, NZRB, FANY, NZEF
    fine cotton cloth; marked in pencil and with embroidery cotton; small burn at centre which has been roughly patched
  • Other Number
    1995.129.10
  • Accession number
    1995.129.10
  • Accession date
    31 August 1995
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Display location
    h
  • Record richness
1995.129.10 table cloth
1995.129.10 table cloth

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1995.129.10
  • Notes
    embroidered table cloth, unfinished
    made by Nurse Barbara S Grieg, QAIMNSR, while nursing in France, 1915-1917
    marked in pencil and embroidered with names of servicemen, regiments and regimental insignia, eg 6WMR, NZMR, RFC, Sigs RE, NZANS, RAMC, NZRB, FANY, NZEF

    Nurse Barbara Sibyl Greig who trained at Wellington Hospital, pre WW1.
    When war broke out she made her own way to England and enlisted with QAIMNSR. In January 1915, within three days of enlisting, Nurse Greig was nursing in France - in time for the Battle of the Somme.
    Whiole in England, and still during the war, she married Lieut. Stanley Austin Carr, Auckland Mounted Rifles, whom she had known before the war.

    Barbara's sister Elsie Greig also nursed during WW1, serving with the Australian Army Nursing Service.
  • Event
    1914-1918
    WW1
    28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
  • Person
  • Place
  • Date
    1915-1917
    1 January 1915 to 31 December 1917
  • Subject category
  • Production
    Barbara Sibyl Greig (embroiderer)
    France
    1915-1917
    World War 1, 1914-18, Wars
  • Consists of
    › cotton (textile)
    cotton cloth; embroidered
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole width : 820mm
      (820mm x 920mm (h x w))
    • 0 - Whole length : 920mm
  • Classification
  • Classification Documents
    nomenclature
    Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging (Primary Title)
    A Revised and Expanded Version of Robert G. Chenhall's System for Classifying Man-Made Objects. (Other Title)
    Robert Chenhall
    Nashville/Tennessee/USA  (Place of Publication)  (nomenclature)
  • Record created
    17 December 2002

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