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Photograph - 'The Loch Ismalia', Egypt, Captain Edward Albert McKenna, World War I, 1914-1915 Reg. No: MM 120440
- 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 a Loch at Ismalia. Given Ismalia's location it seems likely that this loch is either along the Suez or the Sweet Water Canal.
- Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
- Description Of Content:
- A bank sloping down towards water. At the bottom of the bank, to the left of the photograph there is a ship. In the background there is a loch, with sandbags in piles on the top. On the opposite bank, on higher ground, are two structures.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr J. Willis, 1986
|Dimensions:||195 mm (Height), 159 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, waterways|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Captain Edward Albert McKenna, AIF (1877-1915)|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Tertiary Classification:||recreation & tourism|
|Inscriptions:||Hand-written in ink on the support to the right of the photograph: 'The Loch / Ismalia'
Hand-written in ink on the back of the photograph: 'The Loch / Ismalia'
Hand-written in pencil on the back of the photograph: '5'
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Photographer:||Captain Edward McKenna, Ismalia, Egypt, 1914-1915|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Ismalia, Egypt, 1914-1915|
|Creator:||Elizabeth (Lillie) McKenna, Malvern, Victoria, Australia, circa 1918