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Photograph - 'Smoko,' Egypt, Trooper G.S. Millar, World War I, 1914-1915 Image Reg. No: MM 050523

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 a group of servicemen and thier horses taking a break in the desert.
Description:
Monochrome photograph in red, cloth-bound photograph album.
Description Of Content:
Image depicting a group of horses standing in a line with their riders sitting in front of them in the sand, apparently taking a break from riding. In the foreground in a horse in the bottom part of the image and in the bottom left corner part of a horse's rump can be seen.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 200 mm (Height), 251 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, horses, portraits, world war i 1914-1918, australian military forces, australian army, military memorabilia, militaria australian, deserts
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: marches & movements
Inscriptions: Hand-written in pencil on the support above the top left corner: 'x'
Hand-written in pencil on the support next to the top left corner: 'd'
Typed in blue ink on the support underneath the photograph: 'Smoko in the desert.'
People Depicted: MILLAR, G. S. (LT.)
Format: Negative
Place & Date Depicted: Egypt, 1915
Photographer: Lieutenant George Millar - Australian Imperial Force (AIF) Australian Field Artillery, Egypt, 1915

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

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