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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)YMCA/K/1/3/85
TitlePostcard: Egypt, Cairo: 'Esbekiah Gardens'
Extent1 item
Date1914-1918
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DescriptionBlack and white photograph of a large group of soldiers sat at tables in Esbekiah Gardens. The group 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 group is made up of various nationalities (deduced by style of military service cap), including Australians and Britons. The different uniforms feature the British tropical hat and Australian slouch hat. An Egyptian man wearing a tarboosh and holding a basket can be seen in the background, and bunting can be seen hanging between wooden beams above the soldiers.
Access StatusOpen