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

Photograph of graveyard. The main motive for the photograph is a white grave with a shell caseing as a make shift flower pot in the foreground. Behind the grave there is four rows of graves with wooden crosses. Behind the graveyard there is a hedge and several trees. Inscribed on the white cross: '[Australian Army motif] / Killed / in / action / no / 78 Pte A J Adams / Sept / 8 / 1916 / 13th / F AMB / A / I / F'

Physical Description

Sepia-toned black and white silver gelatin photographic print.

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