Kasr El Nil bridge, Cairo, photographed 1915-1917. The inscription names the bridge as 'Kasr de Nil Bridge'; it is also known as the Qasr El Nil bridge.

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.

Description of Content

Large lion statue on pillar at entrance to bridge. Man in military uniform stands guard beneath. Several other uniformed men walk nearby, and a person dressed in tunic and bare feet passes from the right of the photograph.

Physical Description

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

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