Film still

Catalogue number
  • Q 24232
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Alternative names
  • object name: Film still
  • object category: Photography

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Object description

Captain Varges, the official Cinematographer, in a forward post.

Object description

Varges, who was an American employee of the International Film Service Inc, was contracted as a British official cameraman on the Mesopotamia front. He is seen here accompanied by a fez-wearing escort (?), posed by his Moy & Bastie camera, which is set up on its tripod behind protective armour plate in a sandbagged position. Probably not far from Ramadi. 1917.

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