Black and white negative of the visit of General William Riddell Birdwood, 1st Baron Birdwood visit to Frankston, Victoria, in January 1920.

Birdwood (13 September 1865 - 17 May 1951) was a British Army officer. who served in the Second Boer War and then in World War I, as Commander of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps during the Gallipoli Campaign in 1915. He went on to be general officer commanding the Northern Army in India in 1920 and Commander-in-Chief, India, in 1925.

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A visit to Frankston by General Birdwood. The people are drawn up forming a square and the official party is entering in the foreground.

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Black and white 35mm photographic negative on cellulose acetate.

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