Ephemera collection online


This collections consists of items, on paper, that were never intended to be kept for more than a few weeks.

publicity leaflets
Accession number: LDWIM010019
Class: Ephemera
Description: The leaflets relate to the Silver Thimble Fund, set up in 1915 to support sick and wounded servicemen from the war. They advertise sales to raise funds, house to house collections and general advertising leaflets. There are 44 separate leaflets and some linked letters in the set.
Accession number: LDWIM010020
Class: Ephemera
Description: A catalogue of jewellery, plate, plated articles and general effects for sale on behalf of the Silver Thimble Fund, June 1917.
Royal visit procedure card
Accession number: LDWIM010021
Class: Ephemera
Description: Silver Thimble Fund: Procedure for visit of Queen Alexandra to the Dreadnought Seamen's Hospital, Greenwich, to name the Silver Thimble Ward, June 5th, 1919.
Accession number: LDWIM010022
Class: Ephemera
Description: The Silver Thimble Fund booklet, 1939, describing the Fund.
Tickets and acknowledgment cards
Accession number: LDWIM010023
Class: Ephemera
Description: 4 invitations to Silver Thimble Fund events, 4 acknowledgment cards for donations, 2 collectors' badges and 1 collecting box label.
2 leaflets
Accession number: LDWIM010024
Class: Ephemera
Description: 1 leaflet from the Incorporated Soldiers' and Sailors' Help Society, and 1 from the Navy Employment Agency to show how money given to them would be administered. These are part of the Silver Thimble Fund collection.
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