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LevelItem
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)YMCA/K/1/3/74
TitlePostcard: Egypt, Cairo: 'Esbekiah Gardens'
Extent1 item
Date1914-1918
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DescriptionBlack and white blurred photograph of a group of soldiers dressed in military uniform stood in front of the entrance to Esbekiah Gardens. The group is made up of various nationalities (deduced by style of military service cap), including Australians, Britons and New Zealanders. The different uniforms feature the British service cap, British tropical hat, Australian slouch hat and New Zealand 'lemon squeezer' hat. The group are posing for the photograph in front of a sign that reads 'Soldiers Recreation Club. Admission Free'. Above is a YMCA sign embellished with flowers and a YMCA logo is displayed on a hut to the left. An egyptian man wearing a tarboosh is with the group and is sat on a quadricycle transporting a sack.
Access StatusOpen