Search the collections
Photograph - 'Ouside one of the Mosques', Egypt, Captain Edward Albert McKenna, World War I, 1914-1915 Reg. No: MM 120479
- 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 outside of a mosque in Egypt. The mosque itself is unspecified however it bears some similarities to the famous Amr Ibn El-Aas Mosque in Cairo, the first and oldest Mosque in Egypt.
- Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
- Description Of Content:
- Exterior of an Islamic style building with a smaller domed structure in front. Varying lengths of chain appear to be hanging vertically in front of both 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, mosques|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Tertiary Classification:||recreation & tourism|
|Inscriptions:||Hand-written in ink on the support to the right of the photograph: 'Outside / one / of the / Mosques'
Hand-written in pencil on the back of the photograph: 'just outside the Mosque / 19'
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Photographer:||Captain Edward McKenna, Egypt, 1914-1915|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Egypt, 1914-1915|
|Creator:||Elizabeth (Lillie) McKenna, Malvern, Victoria, Australia, circa 1918