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Photograph - 'Tug of War', Egypt, Trooper G.S. Millar, World War I, 1914-1915 Image Reg. No: MM 050544

Summary:
One of 49 photographs in an album from World War I likely to have been taken by Troop (later Lieutenant) G.S. Millar depicting the Light Horse camp in Egypt, 1915, prior to Gallipoli.

Image depicting servicemen engaged in a game of Tug of War.
Description:
Monochrome photograph in red, cloth-bound photograph album.
Description Of Content:
Two lines of servicemen, all facing away from the camera, apparently engrossed in pulling something.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 200 mm (Height), 251 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: sport, wars conflicts, portraits, world war i 1914-1918, australian military forces, australian army, military memorabilia, army camps, militaria australian, tug of war
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: amusements
Inscriptions: Hand-written in pencil on the support above the top right corner: 'c'
Hand-written in pencil next to the top right corner: 'x'
Typed in blue ink on the support underneath the photograph: 'Tug of War.'
Hand-written in blue ink on the support underneath the photograph and continuing the typed inscription: 'Maadi'
People Depicted: MILLAR, G. S. (LT.)
Format: Negative
Place & Date Depicted: Ma Adi El, Egypt, 1915
Photographer: Lieutenant George Millar - Australian Imperial Force (AIF) Australian Field Artillery, Maadi, Egypt, 1915

Likely to have been taken by Troop (later Lieutenant) G.S. Millar

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