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Photograph - Swimming, Egypt, 1915-1916 Image Reg. No: MM 067708

Summary:
Small photograph showing two men sitting on a roofed, wooden structure on stilts above water. There is a ladder leading to the water. The photograph, taken in Egypt, is part of a collection of photographs belonging to Alfred Galbraith. Sapper Galbraith was in Egypt with the 2nd and 5th Division from December 1915 to June 1916, when the 5th Division sailed to France. He died in France on 15 July 1916.
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Small photograph showing two men sitting on a roofed, wooden structure on stilts above water. There is a ladder leading to the water. Written along the lower edge: Swimming
The photograph, taken in Egypt, is part of a collection of photographs belonging to Alfred Galbraith. Sapper Galbraith was in Egypt with the 2nd and 5th Division from December 1915 to June 1916, when the 5th Division sailed to France. He died in France on 15 July 1916.
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Mrs M. Jamieson, 1985
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: australian army, piers, swimming, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918
Themes this item is part of: Sapper Alfred Galbraith, AIF (1895-1916), Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: recreation & tourism
Original Caption: "Swimming"
Format: Photograph: Sepia
Place & Date Depicted: Egypt, 1915-1916
Other Association (See Comments): Alfred Galbraith

May have been the photographer - the collection relates to his war experience.

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