Stationery post card from Marqués de Chavarri prison ship, Málaga, 1936

Reference: CT167

Stationery post card Edifil 69 from Marqués de Chavarri prison ship, with mark of the steamer on the back used as censor, and on the Socorro Rojo Internacional label on the front. Málaga postmark of November 28, 1936.

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Stationery post card Edifil 69 from Marqués de Chavarri prison ship, with mark of the steamer on the back used as censor, and on the Socorro Rojo Internacional label on the front. Málaga postmark of November 28, 1936.

Marqués de Chavarri steamship was used as prison from August 1936 to February 8, 1937, when Málaga was taken by the Francoist army. The prisoners in Marqués de Chavarri suffered retaliation each time the Francoist air force bombed Málaga, as certain number of prisoners was executed in retribution for the air attacks.