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Title

After weeks of weary fighting for the fateful Menin Road, victors and the vanquished both happy

Object Name

Stereoscope Photograph

Maker

Realistic Travels Publishers (Primary maker)

Date Made

c.1914-18
c.1914-18

Place Made

England: London
London

Description

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of British soldiers and german prisoners smilling for the camera. 'After weeks of weary fighting for the fateful Menin Road, victors and the vanquished both happy.' The worst fighting on the Menin Road took place in September 1917. The most notorious spot was called Hellfire Corner by the men. Francis Ledwidge, Irish poet, died there.

Materials

paper

Place Collected


Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2012.37

Copyright

National Museums NI