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Lantern Slide - Soldiers with Machine Guns in Front of Tents, 1914-1918 (Damaged) 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.
|Dimensions:||82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||weapons, world war i 1914-1918, military history, soldiers, tents, machine guns, lantern slides|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Tertiary Classification:||army camps|
|Format:||Lantern Slide: Colour; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)|