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
The image shows the ruins, debris and standing remains of the church at Favreuil. In the right hand side of the image a statue of a man on a horse can be seen still attached to the wall. A plane is also visible in the sky.
Sepia-toned black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Donation from J. Lord, 1986
Photograph, Black & White
Hand written on secondary support to the right of the image: '809' Hand written on secondary support to the left of the image: 'Church / Favreuil'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
44 mm (Width), 66 mm (Height)
Image Dimensions - Photograph album page
100 mm (Width), 162 mm (Height)