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Photograph - 'The Camp Barber', Egypt, Captain Edward Albert McKenna, World War I, 1914-1915 Reg. No: MM 120386
- 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 'Camp Barber' at work.
- Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
- Description Of Content:
- In the foreground there are two men standing, one man is shaving the other. Surrounding them are groups of men, either seated or standing, along with tents and what appears to be luggage and bedding. In the background there is what appears to be a Y.M.C.A. building.
- 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|
|Tertiary Classification:||army camps|
|Inscriptions:||Hand-written in ink on the support to the right of the photograph: 'Morning in / Camp; The Campbarber.'|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Photographer:||Captain Edward McKenna, Egypt, 1914-1915|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Mena, Egypt, 1914-1915|
|Creator:||Elizabeth (Lillie) McKenna, Melbourne, Australia, circa 1918