Photograph Album - France & Belgium, Sergeant John Lord, World War I, 1916-1917 Image Reg. No: ST 040495

Summary:
Album of 95 black and white photographs taken by Sergeant John Lord, 13th Field Ambulance, France, 1916-1917. The album was compiled by Lord after his return to Australia at the end of the war.

This album has been very carefully prepared and the quality of the photographs is generally good. The album appears to have been prepared to 'showcase' the photographs Lord took whilst in France in 1916-1917. The subjects of the photographs are trenches (both German and Allies), horses, camps, farms, graves and cemeteries, civilians, soldiers, churches and other buildings. Many of the photographs were taken around the town of Albert and are dated 1916 and 1917.
Description:
Grey/green photograph album with three thin green horizontal stripes on the cover. There are four photographs to a page placed in 'windows' framed in black. All images have captions. Each photograph has a caption written underneath in ink. They are glued into place.
Description Of Content:
Most photographs are of Albert and surrounds, there are also photographs of enemy prisoners, the war cemetery at Warloy, a wrecked German ambulance and images of the local French people.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from J. Lord, 1986
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: wars conflicts, ambulances, world war i 1914-1918, military history, military memorabilia, medical corps, making history - war diaries and correspondence
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sergeant John Lord, AIF (1896-1951)
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: albums
Format: Album - Photograph: Sepia
Photographer: Sergeant John Lord, France, 1916-1917

Images in the album may have been taken by Lord or collected by him for use in this album.
Place & Date Depicted: France, 1916-1917

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