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
In the foreground there is a canvas covered object sitting inside a trench with congrugated iron walls.There is also a little bit of chicken wire on the left. In the background there is a brick structure with a large gate. The second story of the brick building is in disrepair. A soldier is standing in front of the gate. There is also some debris around the building.
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: '874'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph album page
100 mm (Width), 162 mm (Height)
Image Dimensions - Photograph
82 mm (Width), 60 mm (Height)