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- A Place & Date Depicted Cairo, Egypt
Photograph - Women in Burkha, Cairo, Egypt, 1915-1916 Reg. No: MM 067684
- Small photograph of four women wearing Muslim dress. The woman on the left has her arms and face exposed but the other three have their bodies and faces covered. The photograph 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.
- Sepia toned photograph.
- Description Of Content:
- Small photograph of four women wearing Muslim dress, posing in a street. The woman on the left has her arms and face exposed but the other three have their bodies and faces covered. The woman on the right holds a child, and a man in the background can be seen walking down the street toward them.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Mrs M. Jamieson, 1985
|Tagged with:||australian army, australian military forces, military memorabilia, religions, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, muslim communities|
|Themes this item is part of:||Muslim Collections at Museum Victoria, Sapper Alfred Galbraith, AIF (1895-1916), Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Tertiary Classification:||recreation & tourism|
|Organisations Depicted:||2nd Division Australian Army.; 5th Division Australian Army.|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Cairo, Egypt, 1915-1916|
|Other Association (See Comments):||Alfred Galbraith
May have been the photographer - the collection relates to his war experience.