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Evacuation of troops, Gallipoli, Turkey, [ca 1916]

Reference Number: PA1-o-1312-19

Scene at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, Turkey, 1915, showing the evacuation of troops from Walker's Ridge. Photograph probably taken by Alan Wallace Lawson.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Anzac Cove and Walkers Ridge.

Part of:
Lawson, Alan Wallace b 1893 :Photograph album, Reference Number PA1-o-1312 (9 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 6.1 x 8.6 cm, mounted on album page. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: Note on back of file print reads: "Evacuating troops (from Walker's) - shell bursting just above pontoons. Notice the steamer run aground to provide a breakwater, but notwithstanding, all these piers were washed away by the gale that sprang up 24 hours after the evacuation."

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350 World War I. Turkey. Gallipoli. Anzac Cove (PFP-021838)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - right of image: Evacuating Troops. - (from Walker's) Shell bursting just above pontoons.- Notice the steamer run aground to provide a breakwater; but notwithstanding, all these piers were washed away by the gale that sprang up 24 hours after the Evacuation.

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