Valentine, John. Prisoner of war photographs

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Valentine, John. Prisoner of war photographs

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Photographs of prisoner of war activities including arts and crafts, sports day and theatrical productions at Stalag Luft 3: miscellaneous items and the Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day at Stalag Luft 6.

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Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day 6
Top left: in the foreground a man in horse costume. On a podium behind two men in fancy dress, one as woman, and behind a band. Spectators on the left. Captioned 'G35 Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day' Stalag Luft 6, Aug 43'. Top right: two men in indian…

Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day 5
Top right: group of men standing and sitting in cowboy and indian fancy dress. In the background spectators. Captioned 'G28 Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day' Stalag Luft 6, Aug 43'. Top right: group of men sitting and standing in row. In the background…

Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day 4
Top left: men in cowboy fancy dress dancing on wooden stage with spectators in the background. Captioned 'G22 Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day' Stalag Luft 6, Aug 43'. Top right: man doing Scottish sword dance on wooden stage with spectators on the…

Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day 3
Top left: men in kilts doing Scottish country dancing with spectators all round. Captioned 'G16 Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day' Stalag Luft 6, Aug 43'. Top right: men in fancy dress dancing in front of decorated hut. Captioned 'G17 Flieger Jockey Club…

Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day 2
Top left: a group of men in fancy dress in front of a decorated hut. On the right a crowd of onlookers. Captioned 'G10 Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day' Stalag Luft 6, Aug 43'. Top right: a marching band in column moving to the left surrounded by…

Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day 1
Top left: a group of men standing wearing a variety of dress standing in front of a corrugated iron wall with 'TOTALISATO ?' in single letter panels. Captioned 'G1 Flieger Jockey Club Gala Day' Stalag Luft 6, Aug 43'. Top right: three men in fancy…

W O Bristow's Steam Boat
Top left: a group of men sitting on side of a square pool. On the left a man is launching a model steam boat. Captioned 'D41 W O Bristow's Steam Boat, Stalag Luft 3, 42'. Top right: a man squatting down on the edge of a pool launching a model steam…

Stalag Luft 1
Top left: wooden guard tower with wire fence in background. Captioned 'Stalag Luft 1'. Top right: eight men in RAF uniform sitting round a table with bottles, beer glasses, cutlery and decorations. Captioned 'F35 Christmas 1940, Stalag Luft 1'.…

Dulag Luft
Top left: German guard post with soldier inside taken through wire fence. In the background a house. Captioned 'F31 Dulag Luft'. Top right: Guard tower between two wire fences. Captioned 'Dulag Luft'. Middle right: single story huts in snow with…

Oddments title page
Title 'Oddments, Dulag Luft, Stalag Luft 1, Bristow's Steam Boat'.

Title page
Lists 'Dulag Luft, Stalag Luft 1, Bristow's Steam Boat'.

Theatre 17
Top: seven man band on stage on right with single man trumpeter on left. Captioned 'F23 "Thru' The Music Sheet". Stalag Luft 3, June 43'. Second row left: four actors on stage two men on left and two dressed as women on the right. Captioned 'F24…

Theatre 16
Top: band on stage to the right while an actor dances on the left. Captioned 'F17 "Thru' The Music Sheet". Stalag Luft 3, June 43'. Second row: a group of actors on stage on the left wearing fantasy costume with a band on the right. Captioned 'F18…

Theatre 15
Top left: poster for show "Thru' the music sheet". Captioned 'F11 Show Poster'. Top left: group of actors on stage. On the right an actor dressed as school teacher hold ear of actor dressed as school child. On the left, six actors dressed as school…

Theatre 14
Top left: two actors dressed as women converse on stage. In the background a sofa and a window. Captioned 'F6 "Home and Beauty", Stalag Luft 3, Apr 43'. Top right: two actors, one dressed as a woman dancing on stage. In the background a table with…

Theatre 13
Top left a poster for show "Home and Beauty" with a cast list pinned underneath. Captioned 'F1 Show Poster'. Top right: four actors on stage two on left, one standing the other sitting on a bed both in uniform. On the right, two actors dressed as…

Theatre 12
Top left: three actors on stage, a man and an actor dressed as woman stand on the left talking to a third dressed as jockey sitting on a sofa. In the background right a mullioned window on the left a bookcase. Captioned 'E31 "For the Love of Mike",…

Theatre 11
Top left: two actors talking on stage dressed as man and woman both in medieval costumes. Captioned 'E26 "Merchant of Venice, Stalag Luft 3, Apr 43'. Top right: three actors on stage wearing medieval costumes. Captioned 'E27 "Merchant of Venice,…

Theatre 10
Top left: a poster for the merchant of Venice with silhouette on man an d woman with bridge in the background. Captioned 'E20 Show Poster'. Top right: five actors on stage wearing a variety of medieval costumes. Captioned 'E21 "Merchant of Venice,…

Theatre 9
Top left: a group of actors on stage in a variety of male and female costumes, Captioned 'E13 "Girls, Girls, Girls", Stalag Luft 3,Mar 43'. Top right:two actors on stage one dressed in tails and the other a in a wedding dress. Captioned 'E14…

Theatre 8
Top left: two actors on stage, one wearing tails the other in evening gown. Captioned 'E7 "Girls, Girls, Girls", Stalag Luft 3,Mar 43'. Top right: Eleven actors on stage. ten dressed as dancing girls and the other in the centre in long evening…

Theatre 7
Top left: group of actors dressed as dancing girls and in other costumes, all on stage. Captioned 'E1 "Girls, Girls, Girls", Stalag Luft 3,Mar 43'. Top right: three actors on stage, one in skirt, one in coat and tails and the other in bra and…

Theatre 6
Top left: two musician on stage one standing with flute the other at piano. Captioned 'D34 Frank Hunt's Orchestral Convert. Stalag Luft 3, Feb 43'. Top right: large orchestra with conductor on stage. Captioned 'D35 Frank Hunt's Orchestral Convert.…

Theatre 5
Top left: cast standing on stage in variety of costumes. Captioned 'D27 NCO's Panto "Aladdin" Stalag Luft 3. Jan 43'. Top right: three actors on stage, one in jacket and tie, next in Chinese costume and last dressed as female. Captioned 'D28 NCO's…

Theatre 4
Top left: two actors on stage one standing in female Chinese costume and the male kneeling. Captioned 'D21 NCO's Panto "Aladdin" Stalag Luft 3. Jan 43'. Top right: 10 actors on stage dressed as dancing girls. Captioned 'D22 NCO's Panto "Aladdin"…
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