Negative - Turkish Women & Children, World War I, 1914-1918 Image Reg. No: MM 91702

Black and white negative, dating from World War I, depicting a group portrait of Turkish women and children.

The photograph was probably taken by someone serving in World War I, although its specific provenance is unknown.
Black and white negative.
Description Of Content:
Group portrait comprising four women - wearing long print dresses, platted hair and/or headscarf - standing in a row behind four boys, who are seated. A hand-held gas lamp can be seen in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Returned & Services League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch, 1984
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 14.3 cm (Width), 8.8 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, military memorabilia, muslim communities, negatives
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: recreation & tourism
Format: Negative: Black & White; 5½ in. x 3½ in.
Date Depicted: Turkey, 1914-1918

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