Photograph - Red Cross Gift Distribution, Egypt, 1914-1918 Image Reg. No: MM 129757

Summary:
One of fifty black and white photographs contained in an album. Taken in Egypt during and before World War I, with hand-written list of photographs.

Includes Suez Canal zone and Heliopolis. Handwritten notes identifying photographs with album. The name of the photographer is not known.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photograph contained in a green photograph album.
Description Of Content:
Red Cross gift distribution to hospital patients on Christmas day, Egypt.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Returned Servicemen's League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch, 1986
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 44 mm (Height), 69 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: world war i 1914-1918, military memorabilia, militaria australian, christmas celebrations, medical workers, egyptian, military medical care
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: recreation & tourism
Inscriptions: Image description from a hand written list that was contained inside the album; 'The distribution of Red Cross gifts / to the patients on Xmas days.'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Egypt, 1914-1918

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