Presentation album, with compliments of the Photographic Section of the Ministry of Information, titled: Imperial War Conference 1918; incidents of the Colonial Premier's visit to the Home Front and battle zones.
Included are a formal group photograph of the Imperial War Cabinet; Sir E Kemp from Canada talking to Sir George Perley in Downing Street on 11 June 1918 (prior to the Imperial Conference); arrival of William M Hughes (Australian PM) at Euston station with his wife, son and daughter on 15 June 1918; Sir Thomas Mackenzie and two other members of the Imperial War Cabinet leaving Downing Street; Sir Robert L Borden (Canadian PM), Sir Thomas Mackenzie, Sir Thomas Ward and William F Massey (New Zealand PM) at 10 Downing Street; David Lloyd George with his wife and daughter along with William Hughes and the Dean of Westminster after the Welsh service at Westminster Abbey on 23 June 1918; first lunch of the Australian and New Zealand Luncheon Club at the Savoy Hotel in London on 24 June 1918 (in the photograph are William Hughes, Andrew Fisher, Joseph Cook and William Massey -all standing); presentation of the Black Rod by the Lord Chancellor through Robert Borden to the Senate in Canada; William Massey and Sir Joseph Ward arriving in France; group photograph taken on Dominion Day (1 July 1918) in France showing Robert Borden with General Sir Arthur Currie and Canadian officers; Robert Borden speaking to Canadian servicemen and nurses on Dominion Day in France; Canadian infantry battalions marching pasr Robert Borden and General Currie on 1 July 1918; Robert Borden decorating members of the Canadian Medical Corps on Dominion Day 1918; Duke of Connaught and Robert Borden at Cadian sports on Dominion Day 1918; William Massey opening a Mother-Craft Training Centre in England on 9 July 1918; William Massey visiting No.2 New Zealand General Hosapital at Walton-on-Thames; the PM of Newfoundland, Sir Edward Morris, visiting training facilities on the Western Front including the Tank Corps gun school.
Large, landscape format drak blue leather covered presentation album with gold lettering and border on front and back covers. Inside the album are marbled lining papers front and back. Black and white photographic prints are dry mounted in the album, one per page, each with a printed caption. Each page bears an ink stamp from Southwark Central Reference Library and the page opposite the first photograph carries another ink stamp from the library and details of original donor to the library.