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 120245
Description of Content
Photograph of cook houses. In the foreground there is a wooden broadwalk over a frontyard with a soldier walking in from the left. The cook houses are in the background and consists of two open sheds on the left and a wooden hut on the far right. A person is barely visible in the middle shed.
Sepia-toned black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Donation from J. Lord, 1986
Photograph, Black & White
Hand written on the secondary support on the left hand side of the image: '793' Hand written on the secondary support below the image: 'Cook Houses'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph album page
100 mm (Width), 162 mm (Height)
Image Dimensions - Photograph
65 mm (Width), 43 mm (Height)