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PHOTOGRAPHS

Title

Formidable fortifications in noted Hindenberg line mapped by aerial observor at 8000 ft

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 Hindenberg line fortifications as seen from the air. ‘Formidable fortifications in noted Hindenburg line mapped by aerial observer at 8000 ft’ This fortified line was built mainly in North East France in 1915/1916 using Russian POWS for the construction. However at the Battle of Cambrai and later in 1918, it was successfully breached.

Materials

paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2012.72

Copyright

National Museums NI