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Photographs - 'Rifle Practice', Maadi, Egypt, Trooper G.S. Millar, World War I, 1914-1915 Reg. No: MM 050531
- 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 line of servicemen lying on their bellies in the desert conducting rifle practice.
- Monochrome photograph in red, cloth-bound photograph album.
- Description Of Content:
- Image depicting a line of servicemen lying on their bellies and pointing their rifles towards the right of frame. Standing behind the line of servicemen are two other servicemen, one of whom appears to be looking at something in his hand whilst the other looks towards the right of frame through binoculars. Behind the two standing serviceman is a figure dressed in white and a horse's head is just in frame along the left edge of the image.
|Dimensions:||200 mm (Height), 251 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||wars conflicts, portraits, world war i 1914-1918, australian military forces, australian army, military memorabilia, militaria australian, rifles|
|Themes this item is part of:||Arms Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Tertiary Classification:||training & education|
|Inscriptions:||Hand-written in pencil on the support next to the top left corner of the photograph: 'c'
Typed in blue ink on the support underneath the photograph: 'Rifle practice.'
Hand-written in blue ink on the support underneath the photograph and continuing the typed inscription: 'Maadi'
|People Depicted:||MILLAR, G. S. (LT.)|
|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