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Photograph - 'The Loch Ismalia', Egypt, Captain Edward Albert McKenna, World War I, 1914-1915 Image 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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 195 mm (Height), 159 mm (Width)

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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
Secondary Classification: Service
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

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