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Photograph - 'Mosque & Minaret', Damascus, Syria, Sister Isabel Erskine Plante, World War II, 1941 Image Reg. No: MM 129896

Summary:
One of 135 black and white photographs contained in a World War II-era photograph album, featuring photographs of Sister Isabel Erskine Plante in uniform, on service views of the Middle East and New Guinea - World War II.
The album belonged to Sister Isabel Erskine Plante, a nurse at the 7th Australian General Hospital in Palestine.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photograph contained in a photograph album. Photograph in mounted with brown photo corners.
Description Of Content:
Street view of a mosque and minaret in Damascus, there are two people walking in the foreground.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Miss J. Plante, 1983
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 61 mm (Height), 90 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: recreation, world war ii 1939-1945, tourism, nursing, military memorabilia, militaria australian, mosques, minarets, 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: Hand written in black ink on the photograph; 'MOSQUE AND MINARET IN DAMASCUS.'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Damascus, Syria, 1941
Original Owner: Captain Isabel Plante - Australian Army Nursing Service, Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 1939-1945

Australian Army Nursing Service, World War II. Dates approximate, based on dates of World War II.

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