Album of snapshots taken during the First World War, 1914-18, showing scenes in New Guinea, Fiji and during the engagement with the Emden, 1914-1918 / G. Norman Roskruge, Lieut.
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At first glance it is apparent that this garment would have been quite difficult to actually put on, due to the tight fit. Undoubtedly handcrafted by a loved one, it has been photographed in action by the wearer, as intended. I particularly like the attention to detail on the moustache – possibly one of the few things that a man in his position had complete control over.