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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Large, two-storied building of Moorish style, with striped arches, castellations and central tower. Two striped tents for guards who stand around entrance gates. Electic pole with wires and insulators on street corner.

Physical Description

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

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