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Photograph - 'Y.M.C.A. Tent', Egypt, Captain Edward Albert McKenna, World War I, 1914-1915 Image Reg. No: MM 120381

Summary:
One of 139 photographs in an album from World War I likely to have been taken by Captain Edward Albert McKenna. The photographs include the 7th Battalion training in Mena Camp, Egypt, and sight-seeing.

Image depicting the Y.M.C.A. tent at Mena Camp, Egypt. Mena Camp was one of three training camps in Egypt that were used by the A.I.F. and the N.Z.E.F.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Sand in the foreground. In the middle of the photograph are two groups of servicemen in front of a structure of some kind.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr J. Willis, 1986
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 86 mm (Height), 110 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, troops
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Captain Edward Albert McKenna, AIF (1877-1915)
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: army camps
Inscriptions: Hand-written in pencil on the bottom left corner of the photo album page: '6'
Hand-written in ink on the support underneath the photograph: 'Y.M.C.A Tent. (opposite 7th Lines).'
Hand-written in pencil on the support upper left corner of the photograph: 'b'
Hand-written in pencil on the back of the photograph: 'Y.M.C.A. Building / opposite our line This is where / we have mass on Sundays'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Photographer: Captain Edward McKenna, Egypt, 1914-1915
Place & Date Depicted: Mena Camp, Egypt, 1914-1915
Creator: Elizabeth (Lillie) McKenna, Melbourne, Australia, circa 1918

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