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Photographs: Ashton-under-Lyne; World War 1

Description

Photographs include: 1-1958 photograph of Portland Basin, Ashton-under-Lyne, from the collections of English Heritage (their reference AA60/4456) 2-Barges of the Royal Engineers' Inland Water Transport Corps passing through a lock, 20th November 1917 (Press Agency Photographs from the collections of the Imperial War Museum: their references Q53947, Q54219) 3-Battle of Hazebrouck: men evacuating stores from a forward dump at Merville on to a barge. Evacuation was intended to prevent stores falling into German hands. Photographer Lieutenant John Warwicke Brook on 11th April 1918. From the collections of the Imperial War Museum: their reference Q6509. 4-Horses unfit for general service being used by troops of the Royal Engineers as tow-horses along the canals. Undated Press Agency photograph from the collections of the Imperial War Museum: their reference Q53948. 5-The Scots Guards on the Western Front 1914-1917: a halt in the Guards' Aquatic Sports to allow a barge to pass Harducques, 8th June 1917. From the collections of the Imperial War Museum: their reference Q17629. 6-Ministry of Information World War 1 collection: photographer Lieutenant Ernest Brooks on 4th August 1917 - troops being transported by barge along the Canal de Furnes. From the collections of the Imperial War Museum: their reference Q3251. 7-Ministry of Information World War 1 Miscellaneous Collection: British Official Photographer. Army Service Corps training establishment at Aldershot, 24th August 1917: transporting horses across the river. From the collections of the Imperial War Museum: their reference Q34065. 8-Ministry of Information World War 1 Official Collection: photographer Second Lieutenant David McLellan on 29th January 1918. An Inland Water Transport tug about to enter the barge elevator at Arques at low level. From the collections of the Imperial War Museum: their refernece Q9809. 9-Employment of women in Britain 1914-1918: Ministry of Information World War 1 Official Collection. Photographer George P. Lewis in September 1918. Female workers from the chemical works of Brunner Mond & Co. Ltd. at Northwich, Cheshire, load sacks of soda ash into barges. From the collections of the Imperial War Museum: their reference Q28202. 10-Battle of Passchendaele, July-November 1917. Photograph by Lieutenant John Warwick Brooke for the Ministry of Information, 23rd August 1917. Inland Water Transport Corps: the helmsman on a barge near a lock at Berques, 23rd August 1917. From the collections of the Imperial War Museum: their reference Q5918. 11-Ministry of Information: photograph by Lieutenant Ernest Brooks 3rd December 1918. Grain discharging works in Calais. From the collections of the Imperial War Museum: their reference Q3484. 12-Ministry of Information World War 1 official photographer: hospital barge being towed. From the collections of the Imperial War Museum: their reference Q33445.

Date

20th century

Reference code

CRT/BURNIP

Extent & medium

1 folder

Provenance

Photographs from the collections of the Imperial War Museum: copies obtained by Mr Tony Burnip and passed by his widow Jan to the Waterways Archive via Cath Turpin.

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