Summary

Photograph of soldier in studio turned into a postcard, made during World War I (1914-1918). It is inscribed 'Kodak Austral'.

The identity of the soldier shown in this image is unknown; however, he is wearing the uniform of an Australian Imperial Forces soldier, including a 'slouch' hat, hat badges and Rising Sun on collar.

Description of Content

Photograph of a man dressed in uniform, wearing a hat, carrying a stick. Taken in a studio, foliage and pathway in background.

Physical Description

Black and white studio photograph/postcard with white border (thickest along bottom) and torn upper left corner. Tilted rectangular shape imprint. Beige/brown back with black text and dividing vertical line. Handwritten text in stamp outline.

More Information

  • Collecting Areas

    Public Life & Institutions

  • Acquisition Information

    Purchase

  • Organisation Named

    Kodak Austral, 1914-1918
    Date based on World War I dates.

  • Format

    Postcard

  • Inscriptions

    Printed in black ink on the back of the postcard in the centre (horizontal orientation): 'POST-CARD / CORRESPONDENCE ; ADDRESS ONLY' Printed in black ink on the back of the postcard in the upper right corner forming a square: (horizontal) 'KODAK / AUSTRAL / KODAK' / 'AUSTRAL' Hand-written in black ink on the back of the postcard in the top right corner (horizontal orientation): 'Cann / Camera (? illegible) / 12 (illegible)'

  • Classification

    Military history, Service, Portraits

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    History

  • Type of item

    Image

  • Postcard

    81 mm (Width), 132 mm (Height)

  • Keywords

    Soldiers, Portraits, Postcards, World War I, 1914-1918