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 ruined townscape. In the foreground of the photograph there is a partly demolished wall with debris (planks bricks etc). In the middle portion of the photograph there is several ruined houses in different states of disrepair. in the far background there is some more houses and a tree line/forest.
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: '805' 'Favreuil' Hand written on the secondary support below the image: 'Favreuil'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph album page
100 mm (Width), 162 mm (Height)
Image Dimensions - Photograph
65 mm (Width), 43 mm (Height)