Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial licensed copyright
|Object type||Black & white - Glass original postcard negative|
|Place made||France: Picardie, Somme, Vignacourt|
|Date made||c 1916-1918|
|Description||Group portrait of three unidentified Australian soldiers wearing sheepskin vests. Sheep or goatskin vests were issued in the winter of 1916-17 as it was the coldest winter, on the Somme, for over a decade.|
From the Thuillier collection of glass plate negatives. Taken by Louis and Antoinette Thuillier in Vignacourt, France during the period 1916 to 1918.