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 features a long stretch of barbed wire fences. According to the inscription it is a German barb wire entanglement. To the right of the barbed wire fence there are three horses grazing. To the left of the barbed wire fence there is another fence in the distance, possibly a field boundary fence.

Physical Description

Sepia-toned black and white silver gelatin photographic print.

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