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
The image is of partially destroyed buildings, most likely houses. There is a large amount of debris and snow on the ground.
Sepia-toned black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Donation from J. Lord, 1986
Photograph, Black & White
Hand written on the secondary support above the image: '765' Hand written on the secondary support below the image 'Albert'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
44 mm (Width), 65 mm (Height)
100 mm (Width), 162 mm (Height)
Photograph album cover