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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)YMCA/K/1/3/70
TitlePrinted photograph: Egypt, Cairo
Extent1 item
DateMay 1917
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DescriptionBlack and white printed page featuring multiple photographs from the Lena Ashwell Garden Party in Cairo. The photographs features military personnel 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; ladies wearing light coloured dresses, hats and holding parasols; the arrival of the official party; women wearing aprons serving cups of tea and Egyptian men each wearing tarboosh and robes.

This printed page contains many photographs: 'Official party inspecting; A corner of tea (2000); Arrival of convalescents; Free Donkey Tours; In the Grounds; One of the Bands; Refreshments; Official party at Tea; Three-Legged Race; A corner of tea tables; Convalescents in the Gardens; "HoopLa" Side Show; Ladies getting Tea'.
Access StatusOpen