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PHOTOGRAPHS

Title

When the thaw set in on the Somme our artillery ploughed thro' mud and slush to Gemmacourt

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 line of British artillery marching through mud. ‘When the thaw set in on the Somme our artillery ploughed thro' mud and slush to Gommecourt’ Gommecourt featured at the very star t of the Somme campaign but it is clear from this picture and its caption that British troops were in Gommecourt during at least one winter season.

Materials

paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2012.69

Copyright

National Museums NI