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1331392
  • Title
    Glass stereoscopic slides of Gallipoli, May 1915 / photographed by Charles Snodgrass Ryan
  • Creator
  • Call number
    SLIDES 307
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    May 1915
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1331392
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    31 slides - stereographs, glass
    2 cartons - cardboard - 11.5 x 5.0 x 2.0 cm
  • Scope and Content
    Item 1
    Comprises 31 glass sterographic views of the Gallipoli Peninsula, 1915, photographed by Charles Snodgrass Ryan.

    1. An officer, possibly Colonel (later Brigadier General) R. A. Carruthers standing on Anzac Beach, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, May 1915.
    2. Dead Australian and Turkish soldiers, probably in a trench at Quinn's Post or the Nek, during the armistice. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, 24 May 1915.
    3. Australian burial parties burying dead Australian and Turkish soldiers at the Nek during the armistice. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. 24 May 1915.
    4. Australian burial parties burying Australian and Turkish dead at either Quinn's Post or Chessboard, during the temporary armistice. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. 24 May 1915.
    5. The bodies of dead Turks at Chessboard. Gallipoli Pennisula, Turkey. 24 May 1915.
    6. Captain Sam Butler and the blindfolded Turkish envoy, Major Kemal Ohri at General William Riddell Birdwood's Headquarters. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, 22 May 1915.
    7.Soldiers on the beach at Anzac Cove. Gallipoli Peninsula. c May 1915.
    8. Landing stores at X Beach, Cape Helles, near Seddulbahir. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. ca. May 1915.
    9. Unidentified officer (right) possibly Lieutenant Robert Gordon Chirnside, sitting on Plugge's Plateau. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    10. Lieutenant General William Riddell Birdwood (with stick) at Anzac Beach. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    11. Soldiers constructing Watson's Pier. Identified is Lieutenant S. H. Watson (front, middle) supervising construction. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    12. Soldiers constructing Watson's Pier. Lieutenant S. H. Watson (front, left) is supervising construction. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    13. Lieutenant Robert Gordon Chirnside standing at Plugge's Plateau. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    14. Colonel R. A. Carruthers beside some stored stacked outside Lieutenant General William Riddell Birdwood's Headquarters. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    15. An unidentified soldier, on the ridge of Lone Pine. Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli. 1915.
    16.A soldier overlooking Shrapnel Valley. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    17. Brigadier General H. B. Walker (obscured), Lieutenant General William Riddell Birdwood (sitting), Major General Wagstaff (far right, bare headed), along with another officer conferring on the path up to Plugge's Plateau just above the beach. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    18. Unidentified soldiers standing outside a dugout. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    19. Surgeon Charles S. Ryan sitting outside his dugout (marked M.O. for Medical Officer). Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    20. A communication trench in an Australian position on 400 Plateau, looking across at Plugge's Plateau and Russell's Top. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    21. Lieutenant Robert Gordon Chirnside (right) and L. H. Officer (left) standing at the top of Quinn's Post overlooking Shrapnel Valley. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    22. Bivouacs at an Australian position in Anzac Gully, above Lieutenant General William Riddell Birdwood's Headquarters. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    23. Australian bivouacs in the gully at Cape Helles. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    24. A general view of Anzac Beach from the South. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c June 1915.
    25. View of Sphinx and Ari Burnu from the end of a trench on top of Walker's Ridge or Russell's Top. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    26. Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant J. W. Donnelly at the 1st Division Headquarters. General William Riddell Birdwood in the foreground (with stick). Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    27. Brigadier General H.B. Walker (standing, left, with stick), Lieutenant General William Riddell Birdwood (sitting), Major General Wagstaff (far right, bare headed), along with Colonel Carruthers and General White. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    28.A general view of the camp behind Corps Headquarters. Plugge's Plateau is in the background. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. May 1915.
    29. Major General Wagstaff (second from right), Brigadier General H. B. Walker (fourth from right, partially obscured), Lieutenant General William Riddell Birdwood (second from left, sitting) along with Colonel Carruthers and General White. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    30. View of Anzac Cove from the water with Plugge's Plateau in the background. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.
    31. An Indian at Anzac Beach. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. c May 1915.

    Item 2
    2 original ILFORD glass slides cartons
  • Source
    Purchased from Noble Numismatics, Sale 108: Orders, Decorations & Medals - Gallipoli, Lot 3638, March 2015
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Description source

    Titled and dated from glass stereo transparencies held in the collections of the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.

    Reference:
    Australian War Memorial, https://www.awm.gov.au (accessed on 01/05/2015)
  • General note

    Digital order no:Album ID : 1331397
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