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
Three soldiers standing in front of a cart. Behind the cart are tents and buildings of an army camp. The ground is partially covered in snow. Behind the cart on the right of the photograph is a building that is constructed of corrugated iron. There is a ditch running along the front of the soldiers and next to the camp.
Sepia-toned black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Donation from J. Lord, 1986
Photograph, Black & White
Hand-written in pencil on the secondary support on the left side of the photograph: '798' Hand-written in pencil on the secondary support above the photograph: 'Transport lines B[illegible]'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
67 mm (Width), 45 mm (Height)
Image Dimensions - Photograph album page
100 mm (Width), 162 mm (Height)