From a photograph was created by Sergeant John Lord and documenting his time in Egypt during World War I. 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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Two horse-drawn ambulances parked on a wharf; in front pose two soldiers. Behind them is a large shed with the number '14' written on the gable, in front of which is a building labelled 'British Red Cross Tea Kiosk'. In the background to the left the funnel and mast of a hospital ship.

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Monochrome silver gelatin photograph on paper, mounted in a small army-issued exercise book, with red leather spine and black card cover.

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