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
Landscape photograph. In the foreground on the left there are some roof shingles. Behind the shingles there is a wire fence and a field with a dominating tree. In the valley in the background there is a large pond and some farm buildings. in the far background there are several trees or possibly a forest.
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: 'Kemmel from Kemmel Hill / 887'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph album page
100 mm (Width), 162 mm (Height)
Image Dimensions - Photograph
84 mm (Width), 60 mm (Height)