One of 44 black and white photographs in an album bound in green suede, believed to have been taken by Sergeant Major Gilbert Payne Mulcahy during World War I. It documents his military service in Egypt, France, Belgium and his return to Australia via Capetown and the Quarantine Station, Point Nepean, 1916-1919.

Image depicting two unknown men in bathing trunks reclining on the beach at Quarantine Station, Australia. The image is dated to April 1919 and is therefore likely to have been taken by Sergeant Major Mulcahy upon his return to Australia.

Description of Content

Two men wearing bathing trunks reclining on their sides in sand, facing towards each other as though in conversation. The shadow of the photographer can be seen in the middle of the image. Behind the men is a rock formation.

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.

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