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Lantern Slide - 'On HMAT Marathon, at Newport Near USA on Way Home', May 1918 Image Reg. No: MM 036811

Summary:
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.
Description:
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.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

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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
Secondary Classification: Service
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

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