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Rushen Camp internee-made purse

Date made: 1940-1944

Place made: Port Erin

Description: A red leatherette coin purse.

Made at Rushen Internment Camp by internees and sold at Collinson's cafe craft shop (run by internees) in Port Erin. Purchased by donor who worked as a secretary at the Second World War camp.

Materials: leather

Object name: purse

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1995-0186/12



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