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
A complex of cylindrical buildings with corrugated iron roofs. Three rectangular timber buildings. A hill leads up to the complex. Two small openings can be seen in the hill.
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Donation from J. Lord, 1986
Photograph, Black & White
Hand-written in pencil on the secondary support above the photograph: '778' Hand-written in pencil on the secondary support to the right of the photograph: 'Ditto'. Refers to '[Illegible] [Illegible]' written next to the photograph in photograph MM 120227
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
44 mm (Width), 66 mm (Height)
Image Dimensions - Photograph album page
100 mm (Width), 162 mm (Height)