Photographic negatives of the 10th Battalion, AIF at Mena Camp, Egypt, 1914-1915 / photographed by V...

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Photographic negatives of the 10th Battalion, AIF at Mena Camp, Egypt, 1914-1915 / photographed by Victor Cromwell

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ON 585

Record identifier

YzOg4bB9

Photographic negatives of the 10th Battalion, AIF at Mena Camp, Egypt, 1914-1915 / photographed by Victor Cromwell

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Photographic negatives of the 10th Battalion, AIF at Mena Camp, Egypt, 1914-1915 / photographed by Victor Cromwell

Full title

Photographic negatives of the 10th Battalion, AIF at Mena Camp, Egypt, 1914-1915 / photographed by Victor Cromwell

Date

1914-1915

Call Numbers

ON 585

Record Identifier

YzOg4bB9
Physical Description

Contents

75 negatives and 1 photograph (1 box) - black & white ; 4 x 6 cm - film

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

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Copying Conditions

Copyright status : Out of copyright - created before 1955

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

Physical Access Conditions

Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian

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Digitised

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

This collection of negatives were produced from a Kodak ‘vest-pocket’ camera, which was a common camera owned by many Australian troops who served in WWI.

Images include family members, three soldiers in Australia, possibly including Cromwell and sights around Mena Camp, Cairo, including photographs with Egyptian locals. There are images of...

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Full title

Photographic negatives of the 10th Battalion, AIF at Mena Camp, Egypt, 1914-1915 / photographed by Victor Cromwell

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Digital order no:Album ID : 1292614

Signature / Inscriptions

Untitled.

Date note

Undated.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Michael Treloar Book Auction, Stuart Braga Collection, 2nd November 2014. Lot 408.

Administrative / Biographical history

Victor Cromwell had been a flour miller from Murray Bridge, South Australia prior to enlistment. He left Adelaide on the troopship, Ascanius on 20 October 1914 and arrived at Mena Camp on the outskirts of Cairo on 8 December 1914. The 10th Battalion left camp on 28 February 1915 and spent most of the following seven weeks, up until the landing at G...

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Call Numbers

ON 585

Record Identifier

YzOg4bB9

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YzOg4bB9

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Reference code

1287035

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