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Photograph - Front Beach, Quarantine Station, Nepean, Australia, Sergeant Major G.P. Mulcahy, World War I, Apr 1919 Image Reg. No: MM 120345

One of 44 black and white photographs in an album bound in green suede, believed to have been taken by Sergeant Major Gilbert Payne Mulcahy during World War I. It documents his military service in Egypt, France, Belgium and his return to Australia via Capetown and the Quarantine Station, Point Nepean, 1916-1919.

Image depicting two unknown men in bathing trunks sitting on Front Beach at Quarantine Station, Australia. The image is dated April 1919 and is therefore probably taken after Sergeant Major Mulcahy's return to Australia.
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Two men sitting on what seems to be a beach, both wearing only bathing trunks. The man on the right is looking at the camera and smiling whilst the man on the left appears to be looking at something out of frame to the right of the image.
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Returned Services League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch, 1987
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 43 mm (Height), 65 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: recreation, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sergeant Gilbert Payne Mulcahy, AIF (1893-1979)
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: recreation & tourism
Inscriptions: Hand-written in ink on the support underneath the photograph: 'Front Beach, Quarantine Stn / April 1919'
Hand-written in pencil on the back of the photograph: '558 / (horizontal line)'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Photographer: Sergeant Major Gilbert Mulcahy, Front Beach, Nepean, Victoria, Australia, 1915-1919
Place & Date Depicted: Front Beach, Point Nepean, Victoria, Australia, Apr 1919

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