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Photograph - 'The Camp Barber', Egypt, Captain Edward Albert McKenna, World War I, 1914-1915 Image 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
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 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

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