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Photograph - Wardreques Canal, France, Sergeant Major G.P. Mulcahy, World War I, Sep 1917 Image Reg. No: MM 120372

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 depicting the canal at Wardrecques, France. The image is dated to September 1917.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Image of a body of water with banks on either side (could be either a river or a canal). On the right bank is a line of trees along the bank and grassland beyond. On the left bank there is also a line of trees and grassland, along with a path that runs parallel to the water.
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Returned Servicemen's League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch, 1987
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 43 mm (Height), 65 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, waterways
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: 'Canal, Wardrecques, Sept. 1917.'
Stamped in black ink on the back of the photograph: 'J995'
Hand-written in ink on the back of the photograph: 'Canal at Wardrecques / (Our bathing place) / Sept'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Photographer: Sergeant Major Gilbert Mulcahy, Wardrecques, France, 1917
Place & Date Depicted: Wardrecques, France, Sep 1917

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