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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Portrait of boy holding a camel, visible to camel's shoulder. The camel has a rope harness with length of chain from its chin. The boy wears a headscarf, dark vest and white tunic. Other camels, men and baskets appear behind.

Physical Description

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

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