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E00871

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain,
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number E00871
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Photographer Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made Western Front: Western Front (Belgium), Ypres Area, Ypres
Date made 30 September 1917

Description

A dust scene on the Properinghe Road, on the way to Ypres, showing the 2nd Australian Divisional Ammunition Column moving forward, during the Third Battle of Ypres, when this road was enveloped day and night in thick grey clouds of dust, raised by the great stream of troops and traffic which never ceased for weeks on end. Note the man on the bicycle in the foreground.