Bracelet: World War II Souvenir (Italy) Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Bracelet: World War II Souvenir (Italy)

Contributor

  • Donor: Micak, Ed.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Ed Micak, World War II veteran, who served in Italy.

Date

  • Creation: 1944
  • Digitized: 2007-06-13

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Aluminum bracelet formed as 1 large and six small oval plaques joined by flattened links. Large plaque with engraved images of eagles framing a view of the bay of Naples, inscribed "NAPLES". Other links with engraved views of various locations in Italy and one with a view of a camel and a palm tree labeled "AFRICA". One link with date 1944.
  • Physical Description: 1 bracelet : aluminum ; 70 mm. diam.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Souvenirs (Keepsakes) -- 20th century -- Italy -- Specimens.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy.
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Bracelets (Jewelry) -- 20th century -- Italy -- Specimens.

Coverage

  • Place Name: Italy
  • Coverage Date: 1944
  • Start Date: 1939
  • End Date: 1945

Collection

  • Name: World War Two Collection
    Code: WWII

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Special Collections
    Code: UNTA

Rights

  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Physical Object

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • OCLC: 122377835
  • Call Number: NK7422.3.I83 W37 1944
  • UNT Catalog No.: b3177967
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc2167

Note

  • Display Note: Example of a World War II souvenir, this type of bracelet was often made of scraps of shells, downed aircraft, etc. This example is from aluminum, and may have been part of a shot-down airplane. Gift: Ed Micak, April 2007.