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Lantern Slide - Australians of the Imperial Camel Corps in Palestine, Rafa, Palestine, Mar 1918 Reg. No: MM 035790
- Lantern slide depicting the Imperial Camel Corps at rest on the sandhills at Rafa, in Palestine. The Brigade was five-eights Australian.
- Glass plate lantern slide, square, with a wooden frame, and a type-written inscription imprinted to the image at the bottom.
- Description Of Content:
- Photograph of soldiers sitting down amongst the sparce foliage in the sand. They stretch far back into the distance. A camel sits amongst them on the lower right. Some of the soldiers wear packs and ammunition belts, suggesting they are on the march.
|Dimensions:||82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, military history, soldiers, lantern slides, -1|
|Themes this item is part of:||Muslim Collections at Museum Victoria, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Tertiary Classification:||recreation & tourism|
|Inscriptions:||Typed inscription: 'Australians of the Imperial Camel Corps on the sandhiils near the sea at Rafa, in Palestine. The Brigade, whoch was five-eights Australian, was at this time - March 1918, - in rest at Rafa.'|
|Format:||Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Rafa, Palestine, Mar 1918|
http://www.awm.gov.au/units/unit_13624.asp, viewed 13.05.2009.
http://www.diggerhistory.info/pages-conflicts-periods/ww1/lt-horse/camel_regiments.htm, viewed 13.05.2009.
Rose, Jack, 'Diary of a Light Horseman 1915-1919', Kevin Rose: Hillston, N.S.W., (2005).