Search the collections
Photograph - 'Lieut. Blick', Egypt, Captain Edward Albert McKenna, World War I, 1914-1915 Reg. No: MM 120384
- 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 Lieutenant Leslie Colin Blick reading whilst his tent is being aired at Mena Camp. Lieutenant Leslie Colin Blick was assigned to the 7th Battalion E Corp. He was killed in action during the second wave of the landing at Gallipoli on April 25, 1915.
- Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
- Description Of Content:
- A seated serviceman sitting near a makeshift table, appears to be reading something. There are servicemen, tents and a figure in white in the background. Also in the background is a structure of some kind which has a partially obscured sign that begins with 'Y.'
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr J. Willis, 1986
|Dimensions:||86 mm (Height), 110 mm (Width)|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||Hand-written in ink on the support to right of the photograph: 'Lieut. Blick / (our tent was / down for airing).'
Hand-written in pencil on the back of the photograph: 'Lt Blick our tent was down / for airing this day'
|People Depicted:||BLICK, LIEUT.|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Photographer:||Captain Edward McKenna, Mena Camp, Egypt, 1914-1915|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Egypt, 1914-1915|
|Person Depicted:||Lieutenant Leslie Blick - Australian Imperial Force (AIF), Egypt|
|Creator:||Elizabeth (Lillie) McKenna, Melbourne, Australia, circa 1918