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Lantern Slide - 'Men Wounded in the Ypres Battle', 20 Sep 1917 Image Reg. No: MM 036798

Lantern slide - photograph of soldiers at a casualty clearing station. German prisoners are assisting with the wounded soldiers.
Lantern slide, square, printed with black and white photograph. Typed text beneath. Attached to slide on slight angle. Thin black border.
Description Of Content:
Photograph of soldiers at a clearing station in a denuded landscape. On the left, some lie on stretchers, still wearing helmets and uniforms; a few are covered with blankets. On the right, soldiers walk along a road, some bearing a stretcher. They also wear helmets, and their mess tins are visible at their waists.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, military history, soldiers, prisoners of war, lantern slides
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: medical patients & treatment
Inscriptions: Typed text at bottom: Men wounded in the Ypres battle, of September 20th, 1917, wait-/ing along the Menin Road in the clearing station/German prisoners are seen assisting at stretcher bearing.
Format: Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Place & Date Depicted: Ypres, Flanders, Belgium, 1917

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