Photographs taken during World War I in Egypt. Some good photographs of artillery and local scenes.

This photograph album was created by Sergeant John Lord and documents his time in Egypt. The album was created in a lined notebook/diary type book and John Lord completely filled the album with photographs. All of the photographs are numbered and in pencil he has written captions around many of the photographs. A few of the early photographs are dated 1915. Many of the photographs depict camps, local people, street scenes, fellow soldiers at rest, horses, ambulances, hospitals and camels.

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A work party of Arab labourers and Australian soldiers are posed on and beside a refuse cart. Some of the men carry wide thick pronged forks for raking the muck from the stables. The leader of the group stands beside one of the two harnessed asses. He wears a sun pith helmet and a double breasted suit. Both asses have fly veils.

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