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Photograph - 'Smoko,' Egypt, Trooper G.S. Millar, World War I, 1914-1915 Reg. No: MM 050523
- 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.
- 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.
|Dimensions:||200 mm (Height), 251 mm (Width)|
|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|
|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.)|
|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