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Lantern Slide - 'On HMAT Marathon, at Newport Near USA on Way Home', May 1918 Reg. No: MM 036811
- Lantern slide depicting troops lying in the deck of the HMAT Marathon at Newport, USA, on their way home from World War I in May 1918. It was bound for Australia.
- Lantern slide, printed with rectangular black and white photograph. Thin black border.
- Description Of Content:
- Photograph of soldiers laying on a deck in the sunshine. Hats protect their faces. Some lie against structures - possibly doorways.
|Dimensions:||82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||wars conflicts, ships, world war i 1914-1918, military history, soldiers, troops, lantern slides|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Tertiary Classification:||shipboard life|
|Inscriptions:||Text, handwritten: On H.M.A.T. Marathon, at Newport near/U.S.A. on way home. May 1918.|
|Format:||Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)|
|Place & Date Depicted:||HMAT Marathon, United States of America, May 1918|