Rose stereograph titled "The Governor-General, Sir Ronald Munro-Ferguson, arrives at Broadmeadows to Review the Expeditionary Force". World War I. Copyright by Geo. Rose. One in a series of 32 stereographs dating from the early 20th century.

Governor-General Ronald Munro-Ferguson visited Broadmeadows Camp on multiple occasions during World War I - for instance, on 13 January and again on 10 March 1915. The Argus described his visit on 10 March 1915, when he arrived about 11 o'clock and inspected 'Light Horsemen from the Gippsland, Ballarat, Bendigo, and other country districts, who are at present undergoing their annual training, as well as the 'Infantry, who are now assuming considerable numbers at the camp.'

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Army of uniformed soldiers standing to attention in straight rows, guns over their shoulders. A motor vehicle is passing in front of the army, accompanied by uniformed military personnel riding horses. A flag pole features in the midground. There are trees in the background.

Physical Description

Two identical sepia-toned photographs mounted on dark grey rectangular card. Each photograph is captioned. The brand name is printed on the card. One of a series housed in a black box.

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