WWI old military history photos

Recovering The Past

A poignant photographic exploration of the physical and psychological consequences of war

This powerful and timely photographic exhibition documents the physical and psychological consequences of the Great War on Australian society. Comprising a series of 25 thought provoking images, with accompanying quotes sourced from Australian Archives, the exhibition lays bare the tragedy of Australia’s shell-shocked and traumatised returning soldiers, war widows and grieving mothers. It simultaneously depicts the lethal legacy of unexploded ordinance from the Great War, routinely unearthed in Belgium’s fields, construction sites and backyards to this day.

The exhibition will be on show from Monday 4th November – Saturday 30th November.

There is a special opening on Thursday 7th from 6pm.
The gallery hours during the week: 10am - 4pm
Weekends and public holidays: 9am - 1pm

Entry to the gallery is free.

The Details
When:
Monday 04 November -
Saturday 30 November
Starts: 10:00am | Ends: 4:00pm
Location:
Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery
126 Haly St
Kingaroy
Qld
4610
Contact
Name: Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery
Phone: (07) 4189 9323
Email: kingaroy.art@southburnett.qld.gov.au

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