Trench Art - Letter Opener
From the Collection of Lara RSL Sub Branch McClelland Ave Lara Victoria
- Letter opener made from a bullet and cartridge. A curved brass blade is attached to the tip of the bullet. It has the word souvenir carved into the blade.
- H17cm x W3cm x D1cm
- trench art, bullet, cartridge, wwi, carving
- This object is trench art from the First World War. Trench art was made by soldiers in down times during war.
- Trench art represents the interplay between creativity and conflict, showing the ways in which soldiers re purposed everyday objects to create works of art.
- 27 Feb 2020 at 1:48PM