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P01981.001

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

ID number P01981.001
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Photographer Atelier Fritz Albrecht
Date made c 1917

Description

Exterior of the officers' barracks at the prisoner of war (POW) camp at Karlsruhe, Germany. Each barrack housed thirty-two officers with eight officers to a room. The barracks were equipped with electric lights and the officers were attended by French orderlies who acted as batmen. One of a series of over 400 photographs sent by Australian POWs in German camps to Miss M. E. Chomley, Secretary, Prisoners Department, Australian-British Red Cross Society, London. Original album housed in AWM Research Centre at RC00864, Album image number 1.