P10550.694

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ID number P10550.694
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original postcard negative
Photographer Thuillier, Louis
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Vignacourt
Date made c 1916-1918
Copyright holder Australian Capital Equity Pty Ltd

Description

Australian soldiers and a crowd of local townspeople walk through the town on the way to the cemetery for a commemoration and hand over ceremony by the Mayor of Vignacourt. At the ceremony the care of the graves was handed over to the children of Vignacourt.

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