Copies of Merl Lavoy photographs of World War I, circa 1910-1920
254 copy prints
Transylvanian ethnic groups
Merl LaVoy (1886-1953) was a photographer, documentary film maker, and cameraman for Pathé News, a British company that produced documentaries, newsreels, and cinemagazines (1910-1970).
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.
Photo Lot R92-40, Copies of Merl Lavoy photographs of Eastern Europe, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution