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cloth, souvenir

Object / Artefact › History
  • Other titles
    souvenir cloth, WW1
  • Description
    printed souvenir cloth: It's a Long Way to Tipperary, WW1
    cotton cloth, square, hemmed, printed with words and music
    It’s a Long Way to Tipperary, marching soldier in khaki below, flags of allies either side of music: Japan, Great Britain, Russia, France and Belgium
    flags of Britain, British Dominions and Colonies around edges inside border of shamrocks, Victoria Cross in each corner

    "It's a long way to Tipperary,
    It's a long way to go;
    It's a long way to Tipperary,
    To the sweetest girl I know!
    Goodbye Piccadilly,
    Farewell, Leicester Square,
    It's a long, long way to Tipperary,
    But my heart's right there!"
  • Place
  • Other Number
    1981.155, W2443
  • Accession number
    1981.155
  • Accession date
    1985
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
souvenir cloth: It's a Long Way to Tipperary [W2443] - obverse
souvenir cloth: It's a Long Way to Tipperary [W2443] -… … Read more

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, W2443
  • Notes
    printed patriotic souvenir cloth: It's a Long Way to Tipperary, WW1
    "It's a long way to Tipperary,
    It's a long way to go;
    It's a long way to Tipperary,
    To the sweetest girl I know!
    Goodbye Piccadilly,
    Farewell, Leicester Square,
    It's a long, long way to Tipperary,
    But my heart's right there!"
  • Event
    1914-1918
    WW1
    28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
  • Date
    1914-1918
    1 January 1914 to 31 December 1918
  • Subject category
  • Production
    [United Kingdom]Europe
    [United Kingdom]Europe
    [1914-1918]
    World War 1, 1914-18, Wars
  • Signature/marks
    By kind permission of B. Feldman & Co. 2.3&4 Arthur St Newoxford St London W.C.
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › cloth
    printed on cloth
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole height : 500mm
    • 0 - Whole width : 505mm
  • Classification
  • Record created
    13 May 2015

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