Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)YMCA/K/1/3/61
TitlePhotograph: Egypt, Cairo
Extent1 item
DateMay 1917
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DescriptionBlack and white photograph of a sack race taking place at a Lena Ashwell Garden Party in Cairo. Featured in the photograph are military personnel stood in rows so as to create space for the game. Some of the group are wearing military uniform including British tropical hats, while others are wearing convalescent uniform known as 'Hospital Blues' or 'Convalescent Blues', consisting of a white shirt and blue button up jacket, red tie and blue cuffed trousers. In the background of the photograph is bunting hanging between large trees and a man stood on a ladder in order to have a better view of the race.

This photographed is captioned on the image: 'Sack Race'
Access StatusOpen