A desolate scene on Westhoek Ridge, in the Ypres sector, looking towards Glencorse Wood and Nonne ...

Accession Number E01037
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Ypres
Date made 20 September 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

A desolate scene on Westhoek Ridge, in the Ypres sector, looking towards Glencorse Wood and Nonne Bosschen. The view includes Polygon Wood on the extreme left and Clapham Junction on the extreme right and shows the state of the area which the 1st Division attacked over on 20 September 1917, twenty four hours prior to the taking of the photograph.