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.
Description of Content
Tent and hut in camp with two observation balloons above.
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Donation from J. Lord, 1986
Photograph, Black & White
Hand-written on secondary support left side of photo: '755' Hand-written on secondary support right side of photo: 'Observation balloon / [Triangle symbol]' Printed with black ink or marker pen in the lower left corner of the photo: '755'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
58 mm (Width), 43 mm (Height)
Image Dimensions - Photograph album page
100 mm (Width), 162 mm (Height)