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PHOTOGRAPHS

Title

Looking into the depths of the tremendous crater of our mine fired at La Roiselle on the Somme

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 huge crater. ‘Looking into the depths of the tremendous crater of our mine fired at La Boiselle on the Somme’ The ‘Lochnagar’ crater at La Boiselle is a huge reminder of the mine war, involving underground tunnelling, and the planting of high explosives by both sides. Some of the dead miners have had their bodies recovered in recent years.

Materials

paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2012.65

Copyright

National Museums NI