Wallet with bullet hole

This crocodile skin wallet belonged to Private F Rosewall of the 7th Somerset Light Infantry during the First World War. Private Rosewell was wounded during the war, but survived. However, the bullet left its mark on the contents of his wallet, which included family photographs and postcards.
Accession Loan No.
TTNMM : SLI/1392
Collection Class
Twentieth Century
Common Name
wallet with bullet hole
Simple Name
Period Classification
Modern (AD 1800-Present)
Production Date
1915 (about)
leather, crocodile skin, paper

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