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 120157 and MM 120177
Description of Content
Close up photo of tank in field. The photo is centred on the tanks left sponson with the 6 pounder gun and the entry hatch.
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Donation from J. Lord, 1986
Photograph, Black & White
Hand written on secondary support left hand side of the photo: '709' Hand written on secondary support right hand side of the photo: 'Side back / view / 6" gun'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
63 mm (Width), 42 mm (Height)
Image Dimensions - Photograph album page
100 mm (Width), 162 mm (Height)