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Postcard - Unknown Soldier, World War I, 1914-1918 Image Reg. No: HT 30621

Summary:
Photograph of soldier in studio turned into a postcard, made during World War I (1914-1918). It is inscribed 'Kodak Austral'.

The identity of the soldier shown in this image is unknown; however, he is wearing the uniform of an Australian Imperial Forces soldier, including a 'slouch' hat, hat badges and Rising Sun on collar.
Description:
Black and white studio photograph/postcard with white border (thickest along bottom) and torn upper left corner. Tilted rectangular shape imprint. Beige/brown back with black text and dividing vertical line. Handwritten text in stamp outline.
Description Of Content:
Photograph of a man dressed in uniform, wearing a hat, carrying a stick. Taken in a studio, foliage and pathway in background.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 132 mm (Height), 81 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: portraits, postcards, world war i 1914-1918, soldiers
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: portraits
Inscriptions: Printed in black ink on the back of the postcard in the centre (horizontal orientation): 'POST-CARD / CORRESPONDENCE ; ADDRESS ONLY'
Printed in black ink on the back of the postcard in the upper right corner forming a square: (horizontal) 'KODAK / AUSTRAL / KODAK' / 'AUSTRAL'
Hand-written in black ink on the back of the postcard in the top right corner (horizontal orientation): 'Cann / Camera (? illegible) / 12 (illegible)'
Format: Postcard
Organisation Named: Kodak Austral, 1914-1918

Date based on World War I dates.

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