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Photograph - 'Late Cecil Rhodes Estate', Cape Town, South Africa, Sergeant Major G.P. Mulcahy, World War I, Mar 1919 Image Reg. No: MM 120356

Summary:
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 of three unknown servicemen in the estate of Cecil Rhodes, an English businessman who was based in Cape Town, South Africa. The image is dated to March 1919.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Group of three servicemen, leaning against a fence and looking towards the camera. Two of the men are holding their hats whilst the third is wearing his. There is vegetation behind them and what looks to be a paved walkway in front.
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Returned Services League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch, 1987
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 65 mm (Height), 43 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, troops
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 and towards the centre of the photograph album page: 'Late Cecil Rhodes; Estate, Groote Schurr, Capetown, March 1919.'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Photographer: Sergeant Major Gilbert Mulcahy, Cape Town, South Africa, 1915-1919
Place & Date Depicted: Cape Town, South Africa, Mar 1919

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