WWI Commonwealth Military Rehabilitation
WWI Commonwealth Military Rehabilitation
WWI Commonwealth Military Rehabilitation
WWI Commonwealth Military Rehabilitation
WWI Commonwealth Military Rehabilitation
WWI Commonwealth Military Rehabilitation
WWI Commonwealth Military Rehabilitation
WWI Commonwealth Military Rehabilitation
WWI Commonwealth Military Rehabilitation
WWI Commonwealth Military Rehabilitation
WWI Commonwealth Military Rehabilitation
WWI Commonwealth Military Rehabilitation
WWI Commonwealth Military Rehabilitation
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WWI Commonwealth Military Rehabilitation

1916–1917. Thirteen (13) vintage silver gelatin photographs, 12 in postcard format, two captioned and one dated in negative, three inscribed and one dated from “Rouen 18.6.16” in different hands in ink and pencil verso, 8.7 x 13.7cm (approx. each). Slight silvering, scuffing , foxing.

Captions read “The canteen, no. 2 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall [Middlesex, UK]” and “The Crescent War Hospital [Croydon, UK], central ward B, Oct. 18th, 1917.” Inscriptions include (a) “Where the boys spend a good deal of their time & more. [To] Mr B. Bennett, Sydney Fire Office, 63 Pitt St, Sydney, NSW Australia” and (b) “Croydon War Hosp., England. Just to wish you all sorts of good luck & happiness during the coming season.”

Six images show soldiers in convalescence, three depict barracks and what appear to be temporary hospital tents, two show a cemetery [possibly in France] with freshly laid flowers, one shows the nurses’ quarters, and one shows a woman dismounted from her horse.

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Item #CL198-67

Price (AUD): $2,250.00  other currencies

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