Portrait of an unidentified Australian soldier wearing a sheepskin vest and mittens to ward off ...

Accession Number P10550.163
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original postcard negative
Maker Thuillier, Louis
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Vignacourt
Date made c 1916-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

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Description

Portrait of an unidentified Australian soldier wearing a sheepskin vest and mittens to ward off the cold. The Somme winter of 1916-17 was one of the coldest on record for decades.

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