Photograph - Soldier Astride a Camel, Egypt, 1915-1916 Image Reg. No: MM 067604

Small photograph of a soldier astride a camel. The photograph was taken in Egypt, and 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 photograph.
Description Of Content:
Small photograph depicting a soldier astride a camel. A second soldier stands to the right of the image, and a telegraph pole can be seen in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Mrs M. Jamieson, 1985
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: army camps, australian army, australian military forces, camels, military memorabilia, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918
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
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: recreation & tourism
Format: Photograph: Sepia
Place & Date Depicted: Egypt, 1915-1916
Other Association (See Comments): Alfred Galbraith

May have been the photographer - the collection relates to his war experience.

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