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.

Description of Content

Street scape that has suffered a lot of damage. Shows road into a large street. there is a lot of debris in the middle of the photograph. There are two people standing in front of the debris on the corner of the road. There is a cart with two horses attached exiting the main street and coming towards the photographer. The building in the street are in various states of demolition. Most have roof damage.

Physical Description

Sepia-toned black and white silver gelatin photographic print.

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