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  • Postcard from Prdlisak

    Postcard from Prdlisak

    Postcard from PrdlisakPostcard from the concentration camp Theresienstadt, Bohemia. Front page - form: "Prisoner (Prdlisak Frantisek). Political prison Theresienstadt, Little Fortress, cell (18). Every prisoner of preventive detention is allowed to receive and send one letter or card per month. Envelopes must not be lined. Only one stamp can be added. The letters can have no more than 2 pages with 15 lines each, must be written with ink and clearly readable. Food parcels may be sent in bigger amounts. Money is sendable through the post only. Up to 50 crowns per month." Sent on January 2nd, 1944, by the Czech Frantisek Prdlisak to his wife and children. Prdlisak thanks in German for the received Christmas parcels and asks for onion, pepper, salt and garlick. 60 hellers Hitler protectorate franking. Size: 5.5x3.9

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