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P10550.773

Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial licensed copyright,

ID number P10550.773
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original postcard negative
Photographer Thuillier, Louis
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Vignacourt
Date made c 17 November 1918
Copyright holder Australian Capital Equity Pty Ltd

Description

A group of civilians, mostly French women, walk down the street in Vignacourt, possibly on their way to the cemetery for a commemoration and handover ceremony held by the Mayor of Vignacourt. During the ceremony, the care of the soldier's graves was handed over to the local children.

From the Thuillier collection of glass plate negatives. Taken by Louis and Antoinette Thuillier in Vignacourt, France during the period 1916 to 1918.