Lantern Slide - Soldiers with Machine Guns in Front of Tents, 1914-1918 (Damaged) Image Reg. No: MM 035585

Three soldiers with their Vickers machine guns and kits outside white tents. Location unknown. Slide is cracked in upper corner.

The British Army established a Machine Gun Corps in 1915 to improve the use of machine guns on the Western Front. Australia did not have specific machine gun units until World War II.
Glass lantern slide, rectangular, printed with black and white photograph, coloured. Slide has black edging. Slide is cracked in upper corner.
Description Of Content:
Coloured photograph of three soldiers with their Vickers machine guns and kits outside white tents. Other soldiers and tents in background.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: weapons, world war i 1914-1918, military history, soldiers, tents, machine guns, lantern slides, world war ii 1939-1945
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: army camps
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Date Made: 1914-1918

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