1920 newspaper promoting Lowell Thomas’s famous travelogue (“With Allenby in Palestine and Lawrence Arabia”) which propelled T.E. Lawrence to relative stardom. The travelogue is available online via the Imperial War Museum here.
T.E. Lawrence’s funeral bier is now used as a dessert table at the Moreton Tea Rooms. I don’t think T.E. could have asked for anything more!
One of T.E. Lawrence’s letters to Colonel Newcombe in which he apologizes for being a bad letter writer. “I owe you five letters! At first it wasn’t worth while for you were reported to me in one week as at Aleppo, Azrak Bagdad & Cairo: and then it became a habit…”
T.E. Lawrence’s rifle, a British short magazine Lee Enfield SMLE 3.
The rifle was presented to Lawrence by Prince Feisal. Lawrence used it for the rest of the war and later presented it to King George V.
His initials are carved on the side along with the date 4.12.16.
A 1932 review of T.E. Lawrence’s Odyssey translation from Literary Digest Magazine.
The photo caption reads, “This is ‘T.E. Shaw’ and don’t call him ‘Lawrence of Arabia” for that name has ‘become a great nuisance to him.’”
Up for auction here.
The 2014 Centenary of World War I Lawrence of Arabia coin. Available on Amazon if you are interested.