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Lantern Slide - Troop Deck, HMAT Orsova, Jul 1915 Image Reg. No: MM 036810

Summary:
Lantern slide - photograph depicting men at leisure on board the HMAT Orsova in July 1915.

Amongst those on board the Orsova when it embarked from Melbourne were members of the Siege Artillery Brigade (SAB). The Australian War Memorial holds an image of the Orsova pulling away from Melbourne at the start of this voyage, on 17 July 1915 (PB 0723).
Description:
Lantern slide, printed with rectangular black and white photograph. Thin black border.
Description Of Content:
Photograph of group of men sitting at tables. Low ceilings supported by round columns. Containers in front of men. Then men wear casual clothing with rolled-up sleeves.
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: Troop deck. H.M.A.T. Orsova./July 1915.
Format: Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Date Depicted: Jul 1915

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