Folk Art WW II photo album from a Northern California Soldier in New Guinea
This is a fabulous folk art piece consisting of 146 snapshots or formal portraits, 4 newspaper articles or news photos, 2 sentimental cards, 1 letter and 9 stamps. The covers are homemade from wooden parts of an Australian box. The owner/maker seems to be Pfc. John Rogers of Arcata, California. Ival Wilson, also from Arcata, took a 10 mile hike to the interior of New Guinea to find the grave of John's brother, Cpl.
Frank Rogers, who was killed in action at New Guinea on January 9, 1943. The item "Folk Art WW II photo album from a Northern California Soldier in New Guinea" is in sale since Thursday, December 2, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Photograph Albums".
The seller is "moosemedicine" and is located in Nevada City, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Papua New Guinea
- Theme: Art
- Type: Photograph Album
- Antique: Yes
- Unit of Sale: Single Piece