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Kaart van het graafschap Vlaanderen, Flanders

Kaart van het graafschap Vlaanderen, Flanders

Kaart van het graafschap Vlaanderen, waar het beleg van Oostende in 1706 op is aangegeven. Boven de kaart een titel en linksboven een cartouche met tweede titel. In het cartouche het wapen van het graafschap Vl... More

Partisan, 16th century, Flanders, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Partisan, 16th century, Flanders, Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Rekenkamer van Brabant te Brussel, Flanders

Rekenkamer van Brabant te Brussel, Flanders

Koperen penning. Voorzijde: vuurslag op Bourgondisch kruis, omgeven door vier wapenschilden binnen omschrift. Keerzijde: letters I, H en S binnen omschrift

The Parable of the Vineyard (one of a set of 12 scenes from The Life of Christ)

The Parable of the Vineyard (one of a set of 12 scenes from The Life o...

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Wapen van Karel, hertog van Aarschot, prins van Chimay, hertog van Croij

Wapen van Karel, hertog van Aarschot, prins van Chimay, hertog van Cro...

Wapen van Karel, hertog van Aarschot, prins van Chimay, hertog van Croij (1560-1612).

Hertog van Aarschot te Gent gevangen genomen, 1577

Hertog van Aarschot te Gent gevangen genomen, 1577

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Ornamental Design for Knife Handle with Fire, from The Four Elements

Ornamental Design for Knife Handle with Fire, from The Four Elements

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Jacob van der Heyden - Smell, plate three from The Five Senses, Flanders

Jacob van der Heyden - Smell, plate three from The Five Senses, Flande...

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Toneel met deugden en ondeugden, 1594, Flanders

Toneel met deugden en ondeugden, 1594, Flanders

Toneel met deugden en ondeugden. Centraal de vorst op een troon, met daarvoor personificaties van Vrede en Rechtvaardigheid. Stellage verzorgd door de Brusselse rederijkerskamer Het Mariacransken. Feestelijke i... More

Piece, 17th century, Flanders - Public domain dedication museum photo

Piece, 17th century, Flanders - Public domain dedication museum photo

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Paard uit Vlaanderen, Flanders - Drawing. Public domain image.

Paard uit Vlaanderen, Flanders - Drawing. Public domain image.

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Cap crown, 17th century, Flanders

Cap crown, 17th century, Flanders

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Photo of Strip, 16th century, Flanders - Public domain dedication

Photo of Strip, 16th century, Flanders - Public domain dedication

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Meursius, Johannes - Public domain portrait engraving

Meursius, Johannes - Public domain portrait engraving

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Steun van Albrecht en Isabella van Oostenrijk aan Ferdinand II, Duits keizer, in de oorlog tegen Bohemen, rekenpenning geslagen op last van de rekenkamer van Brabant

Steun van Albrecht en Isabella van Oostenrijk aan Ferdinand II, Duits ...

Koperen penning. Voorzijde: leeuw onder scheepsroer binnen omschrift; afsnede: siermotief. Keerzijde: gekroond wapenschild, omhangen met de door een engeltje vastgehouden orde van het Gulden Vlies binnen omschrift

Lucas Vorsterman, Anthony van Dyck, Flanders

Lucas Vorsterman, Anthony van Dyck, Flanders

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Hendrick Danckerts - Nehalennia-altaren

Hendrick Danckerts - Nehalennia-altaren

Blad met overzicht van altaren met Nehalennia, genummerd 10-18. Afkomstig uit: Olivier de Wree, Historiae comitum Flandriae libri prodromiduo, Lucas van den Kerchove, Brugge 1650. Eerste staat met rechtsboven: ... More

The Death of Dido, Flanders - Drawing. Public domain image.

The Death of Dido, Flanders - Drawing. Public domain image.

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Cravat End, lace bobbin, Flanders

Cravat End, lace bobbin, Flanders

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Photo of Barbe, 17th century, Flanders - Public domain dedication

Photo of Barbe, 17th century, Flanders - Public domain dedication

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Photo of Collar, lace bobbin, Flanders - Public domain dedication

Photo of Collar, lace bobbin, Flanders - Public domain dedication

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Photo of Lappet, lace bobbin, Flanders - Public domain dedication

Photo of Lappet, lace bobbin, Flanders - Public domain dedication

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Fraternité des Soldats de la Garde Prisienne des Dragons et du Regiment de Flanders avec les Gardes du Corps lors de leurs arriveé de Versailles a Paris de 6 Octobre 1789

Fraternité des Soldats de la Garde Prisienne des Dragons et du Regimen...

Cartoon about the French Revolution. Title translated: The fraternity of soldiers of the Parisienne Guard, the Dragoons, and the Regiment of Flanders with the body guards at the time of their arrival in Paris ... More

Lappet, 18th century, Flanders - Public domain dedication museum photo

Lappet, 18th century, Flanders - Public domain dedication museum photo

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Plattegrond van Orsoy, 1631-1632, Flanders

Plattegrond van Orsoy, 1631-1632, Flanders

Plattegrond van Orsoy. Onderdeel van een groep plattegronden van steden, forten en dijken in Brabant veroverd door het Staatse leger onder Frederik Hendrik in de jaren 1631-1632.

Plate 10: The King of Hungary and Ferdinand on horseback; from Guillielmus Becanus's 'Serenissimi Principis Ferdinandi, Hispaniarum Infantis...'

Plate 10: The King of Hungary and Ferdinand on horseback; from Guillie...

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Simon Denis - Mountainous Landscape at Vicovaro, Flanders

Simon Denis - Mountainous Landscape at Vicovaro, Flanders

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Willem Panneels - The Baptism of Christ, Flanders

Willem Panneels - The Baptism of Christ, Flanders

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Vier boeren gekleed volgens de huidige mode en één naar de oude mode, ca. 1580

Vier boeren gekleed volgens de huidige mode en één naar de oude mode, ...

Vier boeren gekleed volgens de huidige mode in Keulen, Kleef, Brabant en Vlaanderen en één volgens de oude mode in de Mederlanden, ca. 1580. Onderdeel van de serie Habitus Variarum Gentium, kostuumprenten in fa... More

Vier vrouwen gekleed volgens de mode in Antwerpen, Brabant en 's-Hertogenbosch, ca. 1580

Vier vrouwen gekleed volgens de mode in Antwerpen, Brabant en 's-Herto...

Twee mannen en twee vrouwen gekleed volgens de mode in Antwerpen, Brabant en 's-Hertogenbosch, ca. 1580. Onderdeel van de serie Habitus Variarum Gentium, kostuumprenten in facsimile, planche 3.

A gathering storm in Flanders - Public domain image. Dry plate negative.

A gathering storm in Flanders - Public domain image. Dry plate negativ...

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Staff car in a strafed village, Flanders

Staff car in a strafed village, Flanders

A military car parked beside a sentry-box built of sandbags in a partly destroyed village. Several signs indicate a gas-alarm point is situated at the sentry station. As the war progressed, motor vehicles were ... More

Tommies buying their misletoe, Flanders

Tommies buying their misletoe, Flanders

In the middle of a large picturesque square there appears to be an informal market. At the front of the picture two British soldiers are bargaining with two older women over a wheelbarrow of mistletoe...The nic... More

Shell-destoyed train, Flanders during World War I

Shell-destoyed train, Flanders during World War I

Carriages of a wrecked (freight?) train lying in a shell-hole beside bits of broken rail. There seems to be a group of people surveying the scene towards the top right of the picture...This picture has no 'Off... More

Shell hole canteen, Flanders during World War I

Shell hole canteen, Flanders during World War I

The canteen has been set up in a brick building. The entrance to it is through a large shell hole in the wall of the building. In the canteen, there is a man standing behind a counter. Two soldiers, with their ... More

Montbrehain Sept - Oct. 1918, Flanders

Montbrehain Sept - Oct. 1918, Flanders

British Third Army positions, annotated, at Montbrehain, France, 1918, during World War I. The second section of an eight section panoramic view...The writing on the front of this photograph reads: '1. Panorama... More

Scene on the ground, Flanders during World War I

Scene on the ground, Flanders during World War I

Dancers at a divisional sports day, France, during World War I. The photograph is taken in a grassy field which is bound on the far side of the picture by some very dense trees. They are huge trees and are crea... More

Clearing away a Church which the Germans blew up across the road during their hasty retreat

Clearing away a Church which the Germans blew up across the road durin...

Uniformed men dig through the rubble of a ruined church - a small section of the faade is all that remains standing. A cart pulled by two mules, positioned close to where the men are working, waits to loaded. T... More

German barbed entanglements near Arras, Flanders

German barbed entanglements near Arras, Flanders

Roll of razor-wire, France. The photograph shows a roll of tangled and bound razor-wire. It is lying in a field probably as it was left by the retreating side. A figure is just visible in the background. It is ... More

French and English at a pump, Flanders

French and English at a pump, Flanders

French and English at a water pump in winter. British and French soldiers standing beside a small hand-operated water pump. The pump is set up over a hole in the ice over a stream or river. It is being used to ... More

Roof of a much shelled church on the Western Front

Roof of a much shelled church on the Western Front

Destroyed church, France. This picture has been taken from floor level looking up at the roof from behind a pile of rubble. The interior of the church is a ruin. Much of the integral structure remains, but the ... More

Scene on the Ancre, Flanders during World War I

Scene on the Ancre, Flanders during World War I

Constructing a new telegraph line, France, during World War I. Telegraph poles have been raised on very hilly terrain although the rest of the landscape looks quite flat in the background. The wires coming in f... More

German engine on one of their railways that got caught in our shell fire

German engine on one of their railways that got caught in our shell fi...

Soldiers sitting on a beaten up and battered railway engine. According to the existing caption it is a German engine. Written on the side of the engine is 'LEAVE TRAIN' and 'ANY MORE FOR BLIGHTY.' One of the so... More

Troops receive many presents of cigarettes from various manufacturers  at home

Troops receive many presents of cigarettes from various manufacturers ...

Soldiers posing for the camera, during World War I. They are standing in front of a large bank of earth. Two of the men in the front row are holding shells, with more shells positioned in front of them. Most of... More

Tommies washing in a shell hole, Blangy, Flanders

Tommies washing in a shell hole, Blangy, Flanders

British soldiers are washing themselves with the water from a shell hole. This water-filled hole has probably provided the men with a rare opportunity to clean up. The water itself is very murky, and the surrou... More

Snow at the front, Flanders during World War I

Snow at the front, Flanders during World War I

Snow in the reserve trenches, Western Front, during World War I. The sheer misery of the trenches in the winter is well illustrated by this photograph of troops walking along a reserve trench. The men, huddled ... More

Cathedral at Ypres, Flanders - A black and white photo of a destroyed church

Cathedral at Ypres, Flanders - A black and white photo of a destroyed ...

The medieval cathedral of Ypres is shown in ruins after the German bombardment of 1916. The ruined belfry sticks up on the left, with the remains of the tower at the centre. Probably photographed by John Warwic... More

Howitzer about to be fired, Flanders

Howitzer about to be fired, Flanders

According to this photographs original caption, this howitzer is about to be fired. A group of artillerymen is standing in the snow waiting for the gun to fire its shell. At first, the howitzer was not a popula... More

Round the field kitchen, Flanders

Round the field kitchen, Flanders

Field kitchen, France, during World War I. The cliff face and trenches are visible in the background. The front is dominated by milling groups of soldiers, some are already sitting down. The 'kitchens' consist ... More

Tommies at a well, Flanders during World War I

Tommies at a well, Flanders during World War I

Soldiers at a well. In the middle of a ruined cottage and a yard of rubble the existing caption says there is a well. You cannot see the well for the number of soldiers crowding around. Most soldiers are holdin... More

Digging a hole in the ice to get water for cooking purposes

Digging a hole in the ice to get water for cooking purposes

Breaking the ice to get water, Western Front, during World War I. One man using the back of an axe to break a hole in the ice over a frozen river or canal. Other soldiers are standing watching, with buckets to ... More

Portuguese at a Gas School, Flanders

Portuguese at a Gas School, Flanders

Portuguese soldiers queuing to enter a gas shed. There is a shed to the left of the photograph which has been positioned at the bottom of a small hill. This hill is covered in rough grass and there is a bush gr... More

Finish of the Officers 100 yards, Flanders

Finish of the Officers 100 yards, Flanders

This photograph is one of a series showing a Royal Air Force sports day. Here, four officers are competing in a sprint, watched by air crew. The provision of entertainments of this sort to improve morale reflec... More

Alert outpost watching for enemy movements, Flanders

Alert outpost watching for enemy movements, Flanders

Outpost lookout, France, during World War I. Two soldiers are crouched in a small outpost, keeping watch across what looks like a canal. The outpost itself uses the natural protection of several trees and it is... More

Recovered from the ruins of the Chateau of Caulincourt, Flanders

Recovered from the ruins of the Chateau of Caulincourt, Flanders

Recovered classical bust, France. In front of a mound of building rubble, three men attempt to manhandle a classical-style bust out of the chaos...[Original reads: 'OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN ON THE BRITISH WEST... More

Each loaf is weighed, Flanders during World War I

Each loaf is weighed, Flanders during World War I

Taken in a bakery set up behind the front line, this image shows rows of men shaping dough into loaves for baking. The small scales positioned along the worktops allow the men to carefully weigh the dough. The ... More

Machine gun firing at a Boche plane, Flanders

Machine gun firing at a Boche plane, Flanders

Vickers machine-gun crew, Western Front, during World War I. A machine-gun crew using a Vickers machine-gun to fire at an aircraft. The Number 1 of the crew is clearly looking through the sights on the back of ... More

British tank going forward to clear some undergrowth, Flanders

British tank going forward to clear some undergrowth, Flanders

A British tank moving across some undergrowth. The tank looks overwhelmed by the depth of the surrounding greenery. Tanks were effective at clearing away any obstacles before an advance, such as undergrowth and... More

British machine which was blown over during the recent gale

British machine which was blown over during the recent gale

Aeroplane blown over during a storm. An aeroplane is lying upside down with considerable visible damage to the nose, wings and struts. Two air crewmen are standing on wooden ladders mending the underneath of th... More

Laying down a line on the ground just captured from the Germans

Laying down a line on the ground just captured from the Germans

Laying railway lines, during World War I. A track runs down the middle of a trench and teams of men are working to move and lay lines and sleepers. They are dressed in heavy coats and scarves. The battlefield i... More

Middlesex returning from the trenches in the pouring rain, Flanders

Middlesex returning from the trenches in the pouring rain, Flanders

Soldiers and trucks on a muddy road, during World War I. This image shows a very wet and muddy road, bordered by high banks of earth. On the left-hand side of the road there is a convoy of trucks stretching int... More

Outside an Advance Dressing Station near the line, Flanders

Outside an Advance Dressing Station near the line, Flanders

The top of the photograph is dominated by the remaining shell of a fairly tall town house. The shutter anchors and some of the plaster work can still be seen. The bottom of the photograph is equally dominated b... More

Prisoners coming in and troops moving up, Flanders

Prisoners coming in and troops moving up, Flanders

This picture more than adequately illustrates the common factors of the war experience. The sticky knee-deep mud, the criss-crossing of trenches and the flat bombed-out landscape can all be clearly seen here. .... More

Scene during the Battle of Flanders. Near Boesinghe, Ypres Salient and Area. Belgium. 8-16-1917

Scene during the Battle of Flanders. Near Boesinghe, Ypres Salient and...

British Photographs of World War I Public domain photograph - British army, military forces, during World War One, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Nursing staff on the ward, Flanders

Nursing staff on the ward, Flanders

Four nurses stand by their beds while a gentleman pushes a cart up the aisle as far as the table in the middle. The ward is full of traction equipment and trolleys. Some of the patients are just visible...Field... More

Unloading in a hold of a food supply ship, Flanders

Unloading in a hold of a food supply ship, Flanders

Men unloading crates of bacon from a supply ship. They have clearly just loaded the crates onto a pallet which is about to be lifted out of the ship by a crane. An officer is marking off the crates on a list. O... More

Competitors in the Section jumping, Flanders

Competitors in the Section jumping, Flanders

Four horses are neck and neck in this particular event. They are taking part in the section jumping at a horse show set up behind the front line. The photographer has taken the photograph from a low angle at cl... More

View of a roadside dump for supplies, Flanders

View of a roadside dump for supplies, Flanders

Army carts being loaded with food supplies, Western Front, during World War I. A line of army carts drawn up at the roadside, waiting their turn to load up with food supplies. The pair of mules harnessed to the... More

What have you for lunch today?, Flanders

What have you for lunch today?, Flanders

Camp kitchen. Pots, sinks and equipment are all balanced on trestle tables surrounding a white tent. In the middle of this stand two soldiers; one is washing the pots; the other talks to two officers. The men a... More

Supply train steaming into a railhead, Flanders

Supply train steaming into a railhead, Flanders

A convoy of trucks is parked in line, along the length of a road. They have been awaiting the arrival of a train, which has just pulled into the railhead. The system of distributing supplies across the Front of... More

Divisional General and one of the Sisters from the neighbouring hospital

Divisional General and one of the Sisters from the neighbouring hospit...

Divisional General and local nurses at a sports day, France. The picture is taken in a grassy field with a thinning of trees hiding a hill in the background. In the field, groups of horses and flat carriages ar... More

Sandwich for one of our wounded at the Dressing Station

Sandwich for one of our wounded at the Dressing Station

Two wounded soldiers are lying on stretchers at a Dressing Station. One of them appears unconscious. The other, who has a bandaged leg, is being offered a plate of sandwiches. Several Red Cross workers and othe... More

Our flying men at work on a Boche plane, Flanders

Our flying men at work on a Boche plane, Flanders

Five members of the Royal Flying Corps are examining the body section of a two-seater German fighter plane. The plane has a machine gun mounting in front of the forward cockpit. The sleeve badge of 'Royal Flyin... More

Once a Boche sentry box - now ours, Flanders

Once a Boche sentry box - now ours, Flanders

A soldier stands watch outside a sentry box, which according to the original caption was once used by the Germans. The date '1914' has been painted on the side of the box, and a reproduction of a painting has b... More

General view of Combles, Flanders

General view of Combles, Flanders

This photograph has been taken from a high vantage point, looking down over Combles. Directly in front of the camera, there is a sloping hillside covered with grass and scrub. The long and dusty road that leads... More

Back for a rest after the heavy fighting at Monchy

Back for a rest after the heavy fighting at Monchy

With their machine-guns and rifles at ease, this image shows a group of British soldiers going back to their billets for a rest after the fighting at Monchy. Although the thick barrel of the machine gun in this... More

Old-time headgear found by Tommies in a ruined village

Old-time headgear found by Tommies in a ruined village

Three British soldiers happily pose for the camera. They are sitting on a bank of loose earth, in front of small trees or bushes. Two of the men are wearing hats which, according to the original caption, have b... More

Mine blown by the Germans to impede the British advance

Mine blown by the Germans to impede the British advance

A view from within a crater so the view is at ground level. On the rim of the crater a ruined church stands. To the right side of this is a chunk of room where part of the church just split away...It was import... More

Pillow fight, Flanders during World War I

Pillow fight, Flanders during World War I

A pillow fight is taking place at a sports day, organised by the Black Watch Regiment. The two men taking part are balancing on a narrow wooden bar. In fact, one is in the process of falling off. Both men are l... More

Loading up a truck with the finished work, Flanders

Loading up a truck with the finished work, Flanders

In a timber yard at the edge of a wood, three men in civilian clothes are shown loading timber onto a wooden crate. The crate appears to be on a separate flat trolley which runs on two small rail tracks between... More

Once a farm - now just marked by a board, Flanders

Once a farm - now just marked by a board, Flanders

The two soldiers seen here have paused next to a sign for 'Marten's Farm.' Tragically, the war has taken its toll on the farm. The ground is battle-scarred and laced with barbed wire, and the trees have been re... More

Led horse jumping, Flanders during World War I

Led horse jumping, Flanders during World War I

A horse and rider are taking part in an event at a horse show. They have successfully traversed a jump. Although it is difficult to see in this photograph, the event actually involves leading a second horse ove... More

French and British soldiers resting, Flanders

French and British soldiers resting, Flanders

British and French soldiers pausing for a cigarette in a trench or crater. The ground is very hilly and uneven. Most of the men are wearing steel helmets and some of them are holding rifles with bayonets...Scen... More

Scene on the quay showing some store houses, Flanders

Scene on the quay showing some store houses, Flanders

Unloading bacon on the quayside, Western Front, during World War I. This photograph is one of a series showing the supply of food for the troops. On the left side, there are piles of wooden boxes labelled 'baco... More

Returning from the trenches, Flanders

Returning from the trenches, Flanders

Five soldiers standing looking into the camera. There is a goat standing in front of the man on the far right. All five men are wearing steel helmets, and two of the men are wearing waterproof capes. The man se... More

Portioning out the meat at a road-side dump, Flanders

Portioning out the meat at a road-side dump, Flanders

Sharing out meat, Western Front, during World War I. Two soldiers in the foreground cutting up meat, which appears to be beef. One is using a cleaver and the other a knife, to cut the carcases into large joints... More

Band coming back, Flanders during World War I

Band coming back, Flanders during World War I

This photograph shows a group of soldiers marching along a road through a village. The original caption identifies this as a military band, although the only instrument visible is a large drum being carried bet... More

Making new dug-outs on newly captured ground, Flanders

Making new dug-outs on newly captured ground, Flanders

From the despondency of the soldiers' body language in this photograph it would appear that they have a long hard job ahead of them. The sheer chaotic destruction evidenced in this image is unfortunately repeat... More

Dinky race, Flanders during World War I

Dinky race, Flanders during World War I

This photograph, attributed to John Warwick Brooke, shows two men racing on donkeys, watched by Royal Air Force men, a few officers and one or two locals. This appears to be one of a series of photographs of an... More

Howitzers, Flanders during World War I

Howitzers, Flanders during World War I

Two Howitzer guns in position. This photograph conveys how these guns were used and positioned. They are hidden amongst some thin trees and have been covered with bivouac-type huts. The men in the background, m... More

View of shell-shattered Gommecourt and Gommecourt wood beyond, Flanders

View of shell-shattered Gommecourt and Gommecourt wood beyond, Flander...

This confused jumble is a silent testament to the force and power of the war that swept through Europe. It would be interesting to know Warwick Brook's thoughts on this scene and why it appealed to him...Gommec... More

Loading stores from a shed into the train, Flanders

Loading stores from a shed into the train, Flanders

Men of the Army Service Corps loading supplies from a shed into a train. The supplies include crates of biscuits, sacks of dried peas and boxes of tinned Ideal milk. The official daily ration included either 8o... More

Worcesters returning from the trenches through the rain, Flanders

Worcesters returning from the trenches through the rain, Flanders

A large number of troops are standing in a long line, along a temporary roadway. Most of the men are wearing steel helmets and all of them are fully armed and equipped. Their uniforms are caked in mud, and they... More

Though near the line the M.O.'s of a Dressing Station still have their table, chairs and white tablecloth

Though near the line the M.O.'s of a Dressing Station still have their...

Soldiers eating dinner at a makeshift table outside of their dugout. The photograph is taken from a higher point than the dinners and so the whole scene is at a slight angle. There is a dugout entrance in the b... More

General Plumer with nurses whom he has presented with the M.M. for courageous conduct when their hospital was bombed by German Airmen

General Plumer with nurses whom he has presented with the M.M. for cou...

General Plumer standing next to a group of nurses, France. This sun-drenched image shows General Plumer standing next to four nurses. He has just presented each with the Military Medal. Although a formal occasi... More

Scene through a shelled house, Flanders

Scene through a shelled house, Flanders

Two soldiers loading a light railway. They are standing on top of the loaded cargo. The scene is viewed through a badly shelled house, with only sections of the outer brick wall remaining. The foreground is cov... More

Jocks having a well-earned rest after a heavy spell of stretcher bearing

Jocks having a well-earned rest after a heavy spell of stretcher beari...

Two Scottish soldiers having rest. Both men are wearing kilts with protective aprons, and steel helmets. According to the original caption they are stretcher-bearers, which would explain the armbands both men a... More

Arrmoured cars on the road, Flanders

Arrmoured cars on the road, Flanders

Armoured cars parked in the middle of the road in a heavily-shelled town or village. There is an impression of confusion with a few soldiers standing around in the foreground and others with horses or mules in ... More

Sappers constructing a communication trench during the Battle of Flanders. 5-7-1917

Sappers constructing a communication trench during the Battle of Fland...

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Sleighs used for conveying the wounded through the mud, Flanders

Sleighs used for conveying the wounded through the mud, Flanders

Soldiers leading horses along a road in single file, during World War I. The horses are pulling sleighs. According to the photograph's original caption these sleighs were used as stretchers to transport the wou... More

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