Fulton's military handerkchief, 1885. Handkerchief, white and red border printed with instructions for soldier. Includes Martini Henry rifle in section, army signalling, infantry kit, bugle calls maxims for soldiers and shelter trench. Twenty illustrations around outside section picture various military tactics with explanatory notes underneath.
Handkerchief patented by Fulton, C. (Haymes) - see British patents alphabetical index 1885, which records patent application as September 11, 1885 and number of application 10774, imparting military instruction to infantry.
A convenient guide for soldiers to memorize military activities and training.
White handkerchief with red border featuring black printed military instructions, diagrams and images for soldiers. Underneath crossed flags (union jack and royal standard).
Date of Pattern
Panel above Martini-Henry rifle bears: "Fulton's military handkerchief. Patent no. 10774".
Type of item
67 cm (Length), 79 cm (Width)
670 mm (Length), 781 mm (Width)
Measurement From Conservation.
BOGLE, MICHAEL. MOUCHOIR D'INSTRUCTION MILITAIRE. JOURNAL OF THE AUSTRALIANWAR MEMORIAL NO.2 APRIL 1983 P. 20-23.