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Photograph - 'Major McNicoll, Capt. Finlayson', Egypt, Captain Edward Albert McKenna, World War I, 1914-1915 Image Reg. No: MM 120505

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 Major McNicholl (left) and Captain Finlayson (right) mounted on donkeys with Egyptians. Major Walter Ramsey McNicholl was assigned to the Headquarters of the 7th Battalion. He returned to Australia in 1918. Captain Christopher Finlayson was also assigned to the Headquarters of the 7th Battalion. He was wounded in early April 1915 and returned to Australia in 1916.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Group of men, two of whom are servicmen and the rest appear to be wearing native dress, all on donkeys and looking towards the camera. Vegetation in the background.
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, troops
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 underneath the photograph: 'Major McNicoll. Capt Finlayson 7th A.I.F.'
Hand-written in pencil on the back of the photograph: 'Major McNicoll / Capt. Finlayson'
People Depicted: Major McNicoll; Captain Finlayson
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Photographer: Captain Edward McKenna, Egypt, 1914-1915
Place & Date Depicted: Egypt, 1914-1915
Person Depicted: Captain Christopher Finlayson, Egypt
Creator: Elizabeth (Lillie) McKenna, Malvern, Victoria, Australia, circa 1918

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