Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
The photograph shows a view of a windmill at the abbey at Mont-Des-Cats, France. On the left is a cross with a statue of Jesus nailed to it.
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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Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black & white photograph. Postcard.
Height x Width: 142 x 90mm
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 19264
Other number(s)
19264, 91803

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