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

Summary:
Lantern slide - photograph of soldiers at a casualty clearing station. German prisoners are assisting with the wounded soldiers.
Description:
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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