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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)YMCA/K/1/3/62
TitlePhotograph: Egypt, Cairo
Extent1 item
DateMay 1917
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DescriptionBlack and white photograph of a Lena Ashwell Garden Party in Cairo. Featured in the photograph are a large crowd of military personnel sat down at long tables with white tablecloths. 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. The photograph is from above, and shows that the gathering took place in a park as a band stand and park benches can be seen in the background.

This photograph is captioned on the image: 'Convalescents. Lena Ashwell party'
Access StatusOpen