Salonika Macedonia WWI-era photograph album
1000.061

Summary Information

Repository
The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title
Salonika Macedonia WWI-era photograph album
ID
1000.061
Date [inclusive]
1916-1917
Extent
0.1 Linear feet 1 album : 44 photographs ; 13 x 17 cm.
General Physical Description note
The images are in very good condition. Many of the phtoos are pasted down, some, mostly the duplicates, are not.
Dimensions note
12.9 x 16.7 cm
Language
English
Language
These materials are in English.

Preferred Citation note

Salonika Macedonia WWI-era photograph album, 1916-1918. Coll No. 1000.061. McFarlin Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives. University of Tulsa.

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Scope and Contents note

A photograph album containing approximately 44 images (some duplicates or alternate views) taken in Salinka and further Macedonia, 1916-1917. Most images have some form of caption. Indentified individuals and units include "Father Verzin", the "Royal Munsters", several group shots if the "Officers of the 1st BN, Royal Irish Regiment" "Capt. Magner and Jolly Coy Commanders" (probably John Magner): "Capt ----- Royal Munster Fusiliers". The owner may have been an officer in the 1st BN, Royal Irish Regt.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives 2013 September

McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa, OK, 74104-3123
918-631-2496
Marc-carlson@utulsa.edu

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Unknown provenance

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Great Britain. Army. Royal Irish Regiment.
  • Great Britain. Army. Royal Munster Fusiliers.

Subject(s)

  • Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- Salonika Macedonia photograph album.
  • Special Collections -- Photographs -- World War, 1914-1918.
  • World War I Collection.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Macedonia.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Photographs.

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Collection Inventory

Page 1 

Mens' Reading Room Macedonia 1917   4.7 x 6.8 cm B/W snapshot

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Exterior view of a small building.

Officers' Mess   4.6 x 6.8 cm B/W snapshot

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Exterior view of a small building, with two officers leaning against it near the entrance.

Mules with Pukals (water tanks) & Native Drivers Macedonia   4.6 x 6.7 cm B/W snapshot

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View of two mules, two uniformed men and one mule handler.

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Page 2 

Macedonia, Motor Lorries on [Serres] Road 1917   4.6 x 6.8 cm B/W snapshot

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View of several lorries on a dusty road driving away from the camer.

Mule Litter of --th Field Ambulance   4.6 x 6.7 cm B/W snapshot

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View of two mules with a litter, two uniformed men and one handler.

Salonika   4.4 x 6.5 cm B/W snapshot

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View of boats moored at Salonika; civilians can be seen walking nearby.

Snapshot   4.5 x 6.8 cm B/W snapshot

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Civilian man in cap and apron offering something to an officer.

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Page 3 

White Tower 1917   6.5 x 4.3 cm B/W snapshot

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View of the tower from an outside cafe.

Bulgar Prisoner, Macedonia 1917   6.7 x 4.5 cm B/W snapshot

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A prisoner with his bandaged arm in a sling, stands between two armed and uniformed men.

The Church   6.8 x 4.6 cm B/W snapshot

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View of a make-shift vine-covered arbor with a cross made of tree branches.

Wounded Bulgar on stretcher   6.6 x 4.5 cm B/W snapshot

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Man with a bandaged head, lying on a stretcher and covered with a blanket.

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Page 4 

Outside "[Towr Blanche]"   4.4 x 6.8 cm B/W snapshot

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Three uniformed men smoking and laughing outdoors.

Do   4.5 x 6.9 cm B/W snapshot

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Three uniformed men posing outdoors in the same location as in previous snapshot ("Outside [Towr Blanche]".

Quinine Parade   4.8 x 7.1 cm B/W snapshot

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Uniformed men queued up outdoors as another uniformed man distributes quinine pills. One man in the que can be seen drinking from a glass.

Barbers' Shop   4.7 x 6.8 cm B/W snapwhot

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One man pictured shaving the head of a seated man draped in a towel. Another man can be seen in the background, shaving beside a small tent.

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Page 5 

Salonika 1917   4.4 x 6.5 cm B/W snapshot

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Two men, one in uniform and the other in a long coat, pose standing on the boardwalk at water's edge. Small sailing boats can be seen in the background.

Church Parade Macedonia   4.7 x 6.8 cm B/W snapshot

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Large group of uniformed men gathered outdoors in a semi-circle.

View from White Tower   4.2 x 6.5 cm B/W snapshot

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View of an outdoor seaside cafe, without patrons.

HQ Mess   4.5 x 6.8 cm B/W snapshot

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Uniformed man standing at the entrance of a small open tent.

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Page 6 

English Greek & Serbian Priest   4.5 x 6.9 cm B/W snapshot

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Two bearded men wearing kalimavkions and one uniformed man in cap, all seated outdoors on a park bench facing the camera.

English Greek & Serbian Priest   4.3 x 6.6 cm B/W snapshot

Scope and Contents note

Two bearded men wearing kalimavkions and one uniformed man in cap, all seated outdoors on a park bench. Similar to previous snapshot on Page 6.

Father Verz--- & French Singalese   4.7 x 6.9 cm B/W snapshot

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Uniformed man pictured standing next to a dark-skinned man, outdoors at the seaside.

Battalion cooks chopping meat   4.6 x 6.8 cm B/W snapshot

Scope and Contents note

Two man pictured seated at a table, chopping meat, while a uniformed man stands by, watching.

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Page 7 

Divisional Band Macedonia   4.7 x 6.8 cm B/W snapshot

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Band members playing instruments outdoors -- their band leader stands on a box, waving his batton. The shadow of the photographer figures prominently in the foreground.

Do   4.5 x 6.6 cm B/W snapshot

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A closer view of the band, playing their instruments outdoors, being directed by their band leader standing on a box.

Drums of R. Munsters Macedonia   4.6 x 6.5 cm B/W snapshot

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Nine drummers, in uniform, parading across an open field.

Officers listening to Band   4.5 x 6.6 cm B/W snapshot

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Several officers pictured seated outdoors on a mound of dirt, another man sits in a chair behind them. The shadow of the photographer figures prominently in the foreground.

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Page 8 

Officers 1st Bn. The Royal Irish Regt. 1916   8.6 x 11.7 cm Sepia-toned snapshot

Scope and Contents note

Group photo, taken outdoors, featuring officers both seated and standing, some holding walking canes. Very similar to the image on Page 15 and Page 25.

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Page 9 

H.Q. Coy. Officers Tent 1916 May   7.5 x 11.3 cm Sepia-toned snapshot

Scope and Contents note

Three tents in the countryside with several officers milling about ini the background. Very similar to the image on Page 21.

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Page 10 

C.Coy. 1916 May   8.4 x 11.6 cm Sepia-toned snapshot

Scope and Contents note

Bird's-eye view of camp and tents pitched above a valley. Same image as on Page 23.

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Page 11 

HG. & H.Q. Nullak 1916 May   8.5 x 11.7 cm Sepia-toned snapshot

Scope and Contents note

Bird's-eye view from another angle of the camp and tents pitched above the valley. Same image as on Page 17.

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Page 12 

Snapshot   4.2 x 6.2 cm B/W snapshot

Scope and Contents note

Four men pictured seated at the entrance of a tent, all looking towards the camera; one man holds a picture of a woman.

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Page 13 

Capt. Magner Jolly {Coy Commanders   6.8 x 4.5 cm B/W snapshot

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Two uniformed officers, one with a walking cane, posing outdoors at the corner of a building.

Capt. --- R. Munster Fusilers Macedonia 1917   6.8 x 4.5 cm B/W snapshot

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Uniformed man with cane, pictured at attention as a parade of uniformed men march behind him across the photo.

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Page 14 

Snapshot   4.4 x 4.4 cm Sepia-toned snapshot. Possibly trimmed from a photo-postcard -- a portion of a postmark stamp appears on the lower left of the snapshot.

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Civilian male wearing a cap.

Snapshot   4.8 x 3.3 cm Sepia-toned snapshot. Possibly trimmed from a photo-postcard -- a portion of a postmark stamp appears on the right of the snapshot.

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Middle-aged man in traditional hat and clothing of the area.

Snapshot   3.3 x 2.4 cm Sepia-toned snapshot. Possibly trimmed from a photo-postcard.

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Elderly woman, dressed in traditional clothing of the area.

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Page 15 

Officers 1st Bn. The Royal Irish Regt. 1916   9.1 x 14.8 cm B/W snapshot

Scope and Contents note

Group photo, taken outdoors, featuring officers both seated and standing, some holding walking canes. Very similar to the image on Page 8 and Page 25.

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Page 16 (no image) 

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Page 17 

HG. & H.Q. Nullak 1916 May   9.1 x 14.5 cm B/W snapshot

Scope and Contents note

Bird's-eye view from another angle of the camp and tents pitched above the valley. Same image as on Page 11.

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Page 18 (no image) 

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Page 19 

Photo-postcard   11.4 x 8.7 cm B/W photo-postcard, very tarnished

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Uniformed man standing next to a light-colored mule.

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Page 20 (no image) 

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Page 21 

H.Q. Coy. Officers Tent 1916 May   9.1 x 15 cm Sepia-toned snapshot

Scope and Contents note

Three tents in the countryside with several officers milling about ini the background. Very similar to the image on Page 9.

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Page 22 (no image) 

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Page 23 

C.Coy. 1916 May   9 x 14.9 cm Sepia-toned snapshot

Scope and Contents note

Bird's-eye view of camp and tents pitched above a valley. Same image as on Page 10.

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Page 24 (no image) 

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Page 25 

Officers 1st Bn. The Royal Irish Regt. 1916   9 x 14.9 cm Sepia-toned snapshot; right corner is bent.

Scope and Contents note

Group photo, taken outdoors, featuring officers both seated and standing, some holding walking canes. Very similar to the image on Page 8 and Page 15.

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Page 26 (no image) 

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Page 27 

Snapshot   9.1 x 14.9 cm Sepia-toned snapshot

Scope and Contents note

View of a valley as seen from camp.

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Pages 28-30 (no image) 

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Page 31 

Snapshot   6.3 x 8.9 cm Sepia-toned snapshot

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Young woman pictured standing outside a glass greehouse; another greenhouse and the roof-line of a brick home can be seen in the background.

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Pages 32-80 (no images) 

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