Stationery post card to Las Ventas prison, Madrid, 1936

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Stationery post card Edifil 69 to the prisoner José Luis Estrada Segalerva, falangist, lawyer and poet imprisoned in Las Ventas, Madrid, a prison for women that during the war was transformed in a provisional prison for men known as "Prisión Provisional de Hombres Nº 3" (Provisional Prison for Men number 3).

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Stationery post card Edifil 69 to the prisoner José Luis Estrada Segalerva, falangist, lawyer and poet imprisoned in Las Ventas, Madrid, a prison for women that during the war was transformed in a provisional prison for men known as "Prisión Provisional de Hombres Nº 3" (Provisional Prison for Men number 3), in order to relocate the inmates of the overcrowded Model Prison in Madrid. Postmark "Sucurcsal Nº 9 Madrid" from December 9, 1936 and Madrid censor mark Heller RM1.1.

José Luis Estrada Segalerva survived his imprisonment and started writting poetry while he was in the prison. After the war he founded the poetry magazine La Caracola in 1952. He was also major of Málaga from 1947 to 1952.

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