Alternative text (alt text) is meant for readers who cannot see an image, such as blind readers and readers who use a text or mobile browser. It should summarize an image's purpose, and should not duplicate its caption. Every image should have alt text, except for purely decorative images, which should instead have "
The following table shows images and captions on the left, and alt text and captions on the right: the right column is what a visually impaired reader will hear. This table was computed from the copy of John Treloar (museum administrator) cached on None.
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A young man wearing military uniform in front of a tent
Black and white photograph of two stacks of documents on a table. The stack on the right is much larger than that on the left.
A large room with two rows of glass-topped cases in its centre and paintings hung from its walls.
Black and white photograph of large building in the middle of an open grassed area
A middle-aged man posing for a photo wearing a World War II-era military uniform. The superstructure of a ship and the bow of a boat are visible behind him
Black and white photograph of a group of three women and two men wearing military uniform. All members of the group are standing under a tree and are looking at a table.
Black and white photograph of a man wearing military uniform shaking the hand of a man in a formal suit. The two men are standing in front of a stone gateway, and another man wearing a formal suit is looking on from the right of the image.
Black and white photo of a coffin which has been draped with a British flag being carried by pallbearers. The pallbearers are middle-aged men wearing formal suits, and three other middle aged men in suits are following the pallbearers.
A white gravestone with a bronze plaque attached to it. Other gravestones are visible behind it