One of 185 black and white photographs in an album, taken in France during World War I by Sergeant John Lord. Some pages are blank.
Photographs in the album depict army camps, hospitals, trenches, early tanks, landscapes, cemeteries and graves and groups of posed Australian soldiers. The places Lord mentions in his captions are La Boiselle, Quarry Siding, Pozieres, Albert, Bapaume and Favreuil.
The album was one of many souvenirs brought back to Australia after World War I by John Lord (service # 6252). He donated photograph albums, images, documents and World War I memorabilia to Museum Victoria.
The same tank is photographed in MM 120151, MM 120152, MM 120153, MM 120154, MM 120155, MM 120156, MM 120158 and MM 120177
Description of Content
Side view of tank with gun visible. Legs of a person standing on the tank. '746' painted on side of tank.
Sepia-toned black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Donation from J. Lord, 1986
Photograph, Black & White
Hand-written in pencil on the secondary support on the left side of photograph: '708'. hand-written in pencil on the secondary support on the right side of the photograph: 'Tank / Side view / six pounder / side gun'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
65 mm (Width), 43 mm (Height)
Image Dimensions - Photograph album page
100 mm (Width), 162 mm (Height)