Excavating a deep cutting

Made:
1915-1918 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

A photograph entitled 'Excavating in deep cutting', taken by an unknown photographer between 1915 and 1918. The photograph shows a group of men, women and children digging a deep cutting. This photograph is taken from an album entitled 'Women's Work in the War 1915-1918'.

A photograph entitled 'Excavating in deep cutting', taken by an unknown photographer between 1915 and 1918.

The photograph shows a group of men, women and children digging a deep cutting. During the first world war, many British women took up what was traditionally seen as men's work to support the war effort.

This photograph is taken from an album entitled 'Women's Work in the War 1915-1918'.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1994-5019/104
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford

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