Summary

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.

The same scene is photographed in MM 120217 and MM 120219

Description of Content

A large, partially destroyed wooden construction. There are a number of large icicles hanging from the building. Some other partially destroyed buildings and trees can be seen the background.

Physical Description

Sepia-toned black and white silver gelatin photographic print.

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