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Over the top, a composite shot of a World War I battle in Ypres, Flanders, 1917 / Frank Hurley
Bib ID 6573507
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline [still image, sheet]
Author
Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962
 
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Description 1917 
1 photograph : black and white ; 32 x 58.8 cm 
Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on inscription and reference sources.

Inscriptions: "Over the top. A montage photograph that captures the various aspects of the battlefield. This technique is an attempt to condense the numerous incidents of a war that take place over a widely scattered area, normally impossible to achieve in any one negative"--Label on image, top right corner.

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Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-138300721

Also available as a negative: Most of a very large print of Over the Top, a composite shot of World War I battle in Ypres, signed "Frank Hurley 1917", propped against a house : Flanders, World War I, PIC FH/701 LOC Cold store PIC HURL 43/7

Subjects Ypres, 3rd Battle of, Ieper, Belgium, 1917 -- Photographs.  |  World War, 1914-1918 -- Battlefields -- Belgium -- Ypres -- Photographs.  |  World War, 1914-1918 -- Belgium -- Ypres -- Photographs.  |  Soldiers -- Belgium -- Ypres -- Photographs.  |  Intrenchments -- Belgium -- Ypres -- Photographs.  |  Fighter planes -- Belgium -- Ypres -- Photographs.
Occupation Soldiers.

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