One of 129 World War I photographs likely to have been taken by Driver Cyril Rose, AIF. Rose was made a driver in the 1st Australian Auxiliary Mechanical Transport Company before moving to the 2nd Australian Divisional Mechanical Transport Company when in France. He sailed from Melbourne on 22 December 1916 on the Persic, arriving in England in March 1917. In June he was sent to France where his service consisted of driving in a supply column. He returned to Australia on the Persic on 13 July 1919.

A majority of the images included in the album appear to be from the time Rose spent in England, particularly Wiltshire, before he travelled to France. The album also includes images of servicemen, battle sites, buildings and Cologne, Germany.

Image depicts Cape Town, looking across a bridge.

Description of Content

The image appears to have been taken from a raised position, possibly a hillside, and is looking down on a cityscape. Across the middle of the picture there is a river and the city is on both banks, however there appear to be more buildings on the back furthest away from the photographer. A bridge in the middle of the image stretches across the river.

Physical Description

Black and white photographic print on paper.

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