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part 25 - Driessen archive - other interesting photo's, postcards and other items


source: Driessen archive - digital

archivist: Andreas Driessen op ten Bulten

 

cannot show the archive images, however photo's of them are available, for a small fee [$/euro 2.50 each, payment via paypal]


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► 25) Other interesting photo's, postcards and other items [WWI]:

 

►► Events WW1

►►► 1) trench with French soldiers on a hill, at the background a village - photo. [25-00211a/b]

►►► 2) captured balloon Zeppelin close to forest and airfield - photo. [25-00223a/b]

►►► 3) stereograph nr. 37 "The most terrifying of all bombardments; the merciless gas-shells". [25-00213]

►►► 4) stereograph nr. 40 "Gas Alarm! Ready with respirators to repel a Hun attack under cover of the deadly cloud at Loos". [25-00214]

►►► 5) stereograph nr. 61 "Hundreds of guns captured by the Australians and Canadians at Couralette in battle of the Somme". [25-00201]

►►► 6) stereograph nr. 89 "North Ciuntry troops bomb Hun machine-gunners out of their lairs in Polygon Wood. September 1917". [25-00216]

►►► 7) stereograph nr. 97 "Through gas and smoke, our troops advance to the final assault of Passchendaele Ridge". [25-00215]

►►► 8) stereograph nr. 98 "Tenderly carrying a blighty case to an aid post through the mase of trenches at Passchendaele". [25-00218]

►►► 9) stereograph nr. 130 "All that is left of the village of La Bassee, scene of many historic battles". [25-00212]

►►► 10) stereograph nr. 150 "Prisoners coming in after the repulse at Hangard and Villes-Bretonneux in the Kaiser's battle. [25-00202]

►►► 11) stereograph nr. 179 "The battered sugar refinery at La Transloy taken by the Australians at the point of the bayonet". [25-00205]

►►► 12) stereograph nr. 252 "After the storm and stress of battle, caring for the wounded". [25-00220]

►►► 13) stereograph nr. 253 "Arrival of wounded at a base Hospital". [25-00221]

►►► 14) stereograph nr. 304 "Recaptured by Australians in a night attack 24 April 1918 the ruined obaron Villers-Bretonneux. [25-00203]

►►► 15) stereograph nr. 378 "The Australian obelisk buit over an German dug-out in Polygon Wood at Ypres sahent". [25-00204]

►►► 16) stereograph nr. 477 "Although wounded himself, an Officer assists in removing some of the wounded men". [25-00219]

►►► 17) stereograph V18835 "Camouflaged trenches in Chemin des Dames sector". [25-00217a/b]

►►► 18) Australians parading for the trenches - showing the men who on sunday 23 July 1916 after midnight took Pozières [Somme Fr] after

                     a splendid dashing advance through shrapnel, shell and machine-gun fire - war postcard series X nr. 80. [25-00206a/b]

►►► 19) Canadian official series photo postcard nr. 3 depicting "victorious but tired" carrying off wounded on track. [25-00207a/b]

►►► 20) Canadian official series photo postcard nr. 8 depicting "patching up the pipped" in the trench. [25-00208a/b]

►►► 21) Canadian official series photo postcard nr. 12 depicting "a case for blighty" loading wounded in train. [25-00209a/b]

►►► 22) Canadian official series photo postcard no nr. depicting "the start for blighty" red cross train leaving. [25-00210a/b]

►►► 23) view of son of "Bertha" train canon [28cm = 11 inch called "Bruno"] captured by the British 4th army by the battle of Mons? - photo

                      postcard dated 16 September 1918. [25-00222a/b]

 

►► Airplanes WW1

►►► 1) booklet May 1917 with shadow images for groundforces to identify German airplanes. [25-00108-01/41]

►►► 2) booklet May 1918 shadow images for groundforces to identify Allies and German airplanes. [25-00109-01/67]

►►► 3) Albatros C. VII biplane German reconnaissance aircraft with nr. C. 2197/10 - photo about 1917. [25-00105]

►►► 4) Albatros C. VII biplane German reconnaissance aircraft with nr. C. VII. 3540 - certified photo about 1918 - whereby original is at

                     Imperial War Museum showing negative no. [25-00106a/b] 

►►► 5) Avro type 504J model biplane British reconnaissance and trainer aircraft with nr. B 3168 - 3 photo's. [25-00102a/d]

►►► 6) Blériot XI monoplane French military with nr. 362 - photo about 1917. [25-00101a/b]

►►► 7) Bristol F2B biplane British fighter aircraft with nr. C-1630 - copyright photo - whereby original is at Imperial War Museum showing

                     negative no. [25-00114a/b] 

►►► 8) Bristol Scout biplane British reconnaisance and fighter aircraft with nr. 8970 - crashed - photo. [25-00103a/b]

►►► 9) D.F.W. type C.V biplane German fighter aircraft with nr. .../16 - Zanke postcard nr. 1042. [25-00112a/b]

►►► 10) Dorand AR.1 biplane French observation aircraft with nr. 1190 plus on side triangle with 11 - print about 1917. [25-00107]

►►► 11) Maurice Farman shorthorn type S-11 biplane French scout aircraft with nr. M.F 675 apparently forced down and captured by the

                       Germans at Biache-Saint-Vaast [northern France] - photo. [25-00116a/b]

►►► 12) Morane Saulnier monoplane French scout aircraft with nr. M.S 222C1 - photo. [25-00111a/b]

►►► 13) Morane Saulnier monoplane German scout aircraft with nr. M.S 83 275 - postmarked Grossenhain 28 May 1918 - written by the pilot

                      Fritz Seidel - Zanke photo postcard nr. 279. [25-00113a/b]

►►► 14) Royal Aircraft Factory F.E. 8 biplane British fighter aircraft with nr. 6 7624 - photo card about 1916. [25-00104a/b]

►►► 15) SEA IV C2 biplane French fighter aircraft nr. 48  [of those planes only 115 were build] - part photo card about 1918. [25-00110a/b]

►►► 16) SPAD type XIII monoplane French fighter aircraft nr. 4767 [of those planes 8400 were build] - photo card. [25-00115a/b]

 

►► Airfields/workshops/factories WW1

►►► 1) British Army Aircraft Workshops Farnborough nr. 9 - photo postcard - postmarked September 1914. [25-00503a/b] 

►►► 2) Farnborough, Royal Army Aircraft Factory nr. 65203 - photo postcard - postmarked March 1915. [25-00501a/b]

►►► 3) Aldershot and Farnborough airfield [England] - flight of R.F.C. [= Royal Flying Corps] machines. Five Henry Farman's in the foreground.

                      Five B.E's. On the right Maurice Farman's at rear - view of airfield and planes [2 with nrs. 286 and 258] - publ. by John Drew nr.

                      41066 - postmarked May 1915 - photo postcard. [25-00502a/b]

 

►► Vehicles

►►► 1) Ambulance le medecin chef [driver sitting in the car has A [= ambulance] on his sleeve and the car has a white flag with a red cross.

                     Outside a gate, with soldiers and a red cross orderly] - Hospice de Chalons met militaire stempels - 1914-1915 photocard. [25-00301a/b]

►►► 2) Service sanitaire Francais - ambulance automobile with tent canvas 1915 - b/w postcard. [25-00305a/b]

►►► 3) Railway car military health service - Service de sante militaire - photo on cardboard 18x12.5cm. [25-00307a/b]

►►► 4) WW1 French ambulance outside militair hospital - photo. [25-00302a/b]

►►► 5) WW1 French wagon ambulances loaded with stretchers [brancards] with posing medical staff - cabinet photo 23x17cm. [25-00308a/b]

►►► 6) Convoy of WW1 red cross trucks at unknown hospital - they have B3, B5 and so on markings on them - photocard. [25-00303a/b]

►►► 7) Convoy of WW1 red cross trucks stationary of a road - photocard postmarked May 1918 USA. [25-00304a/b]

►►► 8) Ambulance no. 3 car R.A.O.B. [= Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes = fraternal order] - G.L.E. [= Grand Lodge of England] - photocard

                      by J. Harwood printer Derby. [this organization supported the war by purchasing 6 ambulances and sending them to France, driven by

                      volunteer members to bring wounded soldiers back from the front line - this car nr. 3 was driven by W. Rose] [25-00306a/b]

 

►► Hospital ships

►►► 1) "Sphinx" was a French hospital ship used WW1 including Gallipolli and WW2. Postcard by Marius Bar - Toulon. [25-00401a/b]

►►► 2) "Sphinx" Navire-hopital - Marine militaire Francaise (guerre 1914-15-16-17) by Marius Bar phot. Toulon - pano-carte marine. It also has

                        written on the front that there was a Spanish delegation at the bridge. Photo 28x14cm. [25-00403a/b]

►►► 3) HMHS "Aberdonian" was a British hospital ship used WW1 and WW2, scrapped in 1950. WW1 photocard. [25-00402a/b]