‘Guten Appetit’: A Material Legacy of Internment at Amherst

A handcarved wooden tray made by a German prisoner of war held at Amherst Internment Camp.

At first glance, this object seems rather innocuous, if not somewhat out of place considering that it is surrounded by a vast sea of items which are more ‘typical’ of a First World War collection. Yet, when one begins to dig, one finds that it has a potent connection to what is still today a […]

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