Abbey at Mont-Des-Cats

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Public Domain
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About this object
The photograph shows a view of the north side of the abbey at Mont-Des-Cats, France. The photograph is glued to a page in Leo Bestall's diary and album. Under it he has written: The Huns committed many atrocities here on the nuns in the early days of the war. The monastery was later blown to bits.

Photographer, unknown.
Date, unknown. World War I.
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Media/Materials description
Black & white photograph. Postcard.
Height x Width: 90 x 138mm
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 19263
Other number(s)
19263, 91802


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