These remarkable photos capture the life of a young officer in the Battle of the Somme, which began 90 years ago. The incredible photos from Lieutenant Patrick King were some of the rare surviving pictures from the battlefield in northern France
Soldiers from the Household Battalion leaving for the front bid farewell to their families at Waterloo station, London, in 1916. The photograph is one of about 2,500 by Christina Broom, the UK's first female press photographer, newly acquired by the Museum of London. The Museum of London
Testament of Youth: Vera Brittain's classic, 80 years on Vera Brittain lost her fiance, brother and two closest male friends in the first world war. She wrote Testament of Youth as a cry of outrage and agony, so that the futility of their deaths would be remembered. Eighty years on, it remains one of the most powerful and widely read war memoirs of all time.
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Christina Broom photographs - Images of Great War's lost generation preparing to head off to the Western Front - captured by the UK's first female Press photographer Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1236319/WWI-photographs-taken-Christina-Broom-auction.html#ixzz23jU7T32u
Evening Dress 1916 Lucy Christina Wallace Dress characterized by pale colouring and delicate decoration. The skirt section is three-layered, with the front opening of the overskirt giving glimpses of a large number of decorations in tulle and lace patched together, with silk satin ribbons and flowers. As a result of World War I, fashion turned rapidly in the direction of simplicity. However, many women still longed for the decorative, traditional styles, providing a clientele for Lanvin and…
Maj. Stewart Hugh Joseph MID 3x. Commd'g 227th Field Company, Royal Engineers. He passed out with honours from the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, 10|1912. Commissioned to the Royal Engineers, 10|1912. Sailed for France, August 1914. He received his majority in June 1917. DOW received at Flanders, 18.8.1917. He is buried at the Voormezeele Enclosures No. 1 & No. 2. Grave Ref: I. G.5. Son of Henry Hope Joseph, of 112, Belgrave Rd., London, & the late Helen Christina Joseph (nee Porter).