|Object type||Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other|
Wilkins, George Hubert
|Place made||Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Ypres|
|Date made||20 September 1917|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Soldiers running to take shelter from a heavy shellburst at Glencorse Wood in the Ypres salient. ...
Soldiers running to take shelter from a heavy shellburst at Glencorse Wood in the Ypres salient. A print from this negative is held in the Wilkins papers at the Byrd Polar Research Centre, The Ohio State University Archives, and carries the following inscription in Wilkins' hand: ' A shell burst in a front line trench in France. This was the last picture I took that day for the next shell wrecked the camera". Wilkins was also wounded.