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Photograph - 'Ouside One of the Mosques', Egypt, Captain Edward Albert McKenna, World War I, 1914-1915 Image Reg. No: MM 120479

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 195 mm (Height), 159 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, mosques
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
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: '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

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