Photograph from an album compiled by Sister Selina Lily (Lil) Mackenzie, documenting life as an Australian nurse during World War I. Lil nursed at the 1st Australian General Hospital (AGH) from October 1915 to January 1917. The 1st AGH was located in the Heliopolis Palace Hotel on the north-eastern edge of Cairo.

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Sailboat with lateen sail, skippered by man in long garment with pale cap, holding a pole or oar. Three male passengers dressed in military uniform; two female passengers with hats from which veils extend.

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Black and white photograph on paper in a blue, cloth-bound album.

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