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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Donkey heavily laden with plant matter that extends to ground. A teenage boy in a tunic gathered into the waist, and a fez or similar, holds the donkey at the neck, probably by a rope. He is barefoot.

Physical Description

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

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