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Western Front 1914-1918 [photograph album] / includes photographs by Frank Hurley and Alfieri [Picture Service]

Call numbers

PXE 1699

Record identifier

9WZWepaY

Western Front 1914-1918 [photograph album] / includes photographs by Frank Hurley and Alfieri [Picture Service]

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Western Front 1914-1918 [photograph album] / includes photographs by Frank Hurley and Alfieri [Picture Service]

Full title

Western Front 1914-1918 [photograph album] / includes photographs by Frank Hurley and Alfieri [Picture Service]

Date

1914-1918

Call Numbers

PXE 1699

Record Identifier

9WZWepaY
Physical Description

Contents

78 photographic prints (1 album), includes 1 loose clipping

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

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Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Created before 1955 (applies to photographs)

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Photograph album, covered in black morocco with gilt lettering ‘Western Front. 1914-1918’, containing 75 gelatin silver photographs, nearly all with contemporary manuscript captions in ink. Although the photographs are predominantly of the Western Front, the content also includes images of Australian troops in the Dardanelles campaign (by the Alfie...

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Western Front 1914-1918 [photograph album] / includes photographs by Frank Hurley and Alfieri [Picture Service]

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

Description source

Titles taken from album captions or devised by cataloguer from content or from other known copies of the photograph

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Douglas Stewart fine Books, May 2016

Administrative / Biographical history

James Francis (Frank) Hurley (1885-1962) joined the Australian Imperial Force in August 1917 as official photographer, with the rank of honorary captain. His images of war, taken in France, Belgium and Palestine, reflect his horror at the carnage and destruction he witnessed.

The Alfieri Picture Service was a London firm run by photographer Bernard Alfieri (1860-1939).

References:
Australian Dictionary of Biography. http://adb.anu.edu.au (accessed 21 July 2017)
Science Museum Group Collection. http://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk (accessed 9 August 2017)...

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Call Numbers

PXE 1699

Record Identifier

9WZWepaY

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Reference code

1001649

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