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PHOTOGRAPHS

Title

Through smoke and gas our infantry advance to the final assault of Passachendaele Ridge

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 soldiers advancing. ‘Through smoke and gas our infantry advance to the final assault of Passchendaele Ridge’ The gas used in this battle by the Germans was Mustard Gas, which was virtually invisible, unlike Chlorine, and could cause a slow and terrible death.

Materials

paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2012.49

Copyright

National Museums NI