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.
Description of Content
Photograph of several soldiers with horses. In the foreground of the photograph is a group of soldiers most of them is wearing the normal battledress uniform with sluch hats except for the soldier on the far right who is wearing a cap and a overcoat. Behind the soldiers on the left is a number of horses that are tied down to poles. On the right, behind the soldiers there is a wooden fence and behind the fence right there is a wooden building with a shingled roof.
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: '796'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph album page
100 mm (Width), 162 mm (Height)
Image Dimensions - Photograph
64 mm (Width), 41 mm (Height)