Evacuee suitcase, about 1940.

Evacuee suitcase, about 1940.

Museum ID: WNDRB : 2012.21.1

In 1939, at the beginning of World War 2, children in London and other major cities were evacuated to the countryside or to small towns like Windsor. Children were only allowed to take a few items with them on their journey and small affordable cardboard suit cases like this were popular.

Measurements: 110 x 325 x 240


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