Portrait of an unidentified soldier wearing a sheepskin vest to ward off the cold. The winter of ...

Accession Number P10550.059
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original postcard negative
Maker Thuillier, Louis
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Vignacourt
Date made c 1916-1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Portrait of an unidentified soldier wearing a sheepskin vest to ward off the cold. The winter of 1916-17 was one of the coldest in decades in France.

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

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