Portuguese Red Cross limbers | National Library of Scotland

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A dusty road runs diagonally across the picture,in the background fields with deep crops and copses of lush trees can be seen framing the horizon. On the road two donkeys wearing quite light tack and saddles are hitched up to a small carriage which is double-axled and made of covered boxes that bear Red Cross symbols.

Original reads: ‘OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN ON THE BRITISH WESTERN FRONT. Portuguese Red Cross limbers.’

Original URL: http://digital.nls.uk/first-world-war-official-photographs/pageturner.cfm?id=74547096

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About Kate Lindsay

Kate Lindsay, University of Oxford is the Director of World War One Centenary: Continuations and Beginnings. She is also the Manager for Education Enhancement at Academic IT where she also led the First World War Poetry Digital Archive and public engagement initiative Great War Archive. She has eight years experience of in-depth work on World War I digital archives and educational curricula. Kate has a degree in English Literature from the University of Leeds, combined with an MSc in Information Systems from the University for Sheffield, and an MSc in Educational Research from the University of Oxford. She is particularly interested in womens' experience of War and the representation of the First World War in popular culture.
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