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An episode after the Battle of Zonnebeke
(1918); printed (c. 1919)

Medium
gelatin silver photograph
Measurements
35.8 × 48.5 cm irreg. (image) 36.0 × 48.8 cm irreg. (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Belgium
Inscription
inscribed (inverted) in pencil on support reverse u.l.: 83
inscribed in pencil on support reverse u.r.: (...illeg.)988 / 1B (in a circle)
inscribed in pencil on support reverse c.l.: (...illeg.) (underlined)
stamped (diagonally) in ink and inscribed in pencil on support reverse c.: AUSTRALIAN OFFICIAL PHOTO No. E5988 (... under E5988) E5988 / Purchased from / AUSTRALIAN WAR MUSEUM / WOOL EXCHANGE, KING ST. MELBOURNE / COPYRIGHT / Prosecution will follow / Infringement
inscribed in pencil on support reverse c.l.: A919
printed (vertically) in ink on paper label on support reverse c.: (...illeg.) 5988 (5988 underlined)
inscribed (inverted) in pencil on support reverse l.c.: E05988B
Accession Number
2008.366
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2008
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Composite image of battle scene, with soldiers emerging from trenches, planes in the sky, and explosions of smoke.