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Photograph - Wagons Being Transported, Wippenhoek, Belgium, Private John Lord, World War I, 1916 Image Reg. No: MM 131484

Summary:
One of 75 black and white photographs in black covered album, taken in France and Belgium during World War I by Sergeant John Lord. The photographs provide a record of some of the objects and places that John Lord saw in Belgium and France and the places that interested him most. These include army camps, chateaux, trains, a plane, local people, other soldiers, horses and trucks. From the list of Lord's subjects, we can see that these photographs were taken in 'time off' that is to say, taking photographs took some time and these images depict people and places removed from battle, for example, soldiers photographed beside a chateau.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photograph adhered to the album page.
Description Of Content:
Loaded wagons on a transport train. One of the wagons has a painted red cross on the side.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from J. Lord, 1986
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 42 mm (Height), 84 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, military history, military memorabilia, army camps, militaria australian, wagon trains, military camps
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: marches & movements
Inscriptions: Hand written in grey pencil to the left of the photograph on the album page; '612'

Hand written in grey pencil to the left of the image on the album page; 'leaves[?] / Belgium'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Wippenhoek, Belgium, 1916

Dates based on dates of World War I
Photographer: Sergeant John Lord
Organisation Symbolised: Red Cross (further details unknown)

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