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Copies of Merl Lavoy photographs of World War I, circa 1910-1920

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Creator:
LaVoy, Merl
Physical description:
254 copy prints
Culture:
Serbs
Turks
Macedonians
Romanians
Transylvanian ethnic groups
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Place:
Romania
Bulgaria
Greece
Hungary
Serbia
Turkey
Date:
circa 1910-1920
Notes:
Merl LaVoy (1886-1953) was a photographer, documentary film maker, and cameraman for PatheĢ News, a British company that produced documentaries, newsreels, and cinemagazines (1910-1970).
Summary:
Copies of photographs made by Merl Lavoy in modern Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Serbia, and Turkey diring the first World War. They document soldiers (mostly British, French, and Serbian) and war machinery, as well as images of cities and villages, and local people (Transylvanians, Macedonians, Serbs, and Turks). The collection also includes a series of images showing the King and Queen of Romania in Transylvania.
Cite as:
Photo Lot R92-40, Copies of Merl Lavoy photographs of Eastern Europe, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918
Armies
Trench warfare
Artillery
Architecture
Musicians
Markets
Artisans
Local number:
NAA Photo Lot R92-40
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

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