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ID number C00252
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Photographer Unknown
Place made North Africa: Egypt, North Egypt, Mena
Date made c 1914-1915


A group of soldiers constructing a building that was to be part of a stadium at Mena camp, 10 miles from Cairo. Like many others erected around the camps in Egypt, the building consists of panels woven from reeds or similar plant material, supported by a wooden framework. The AIF came to Mena for training before embarking for the Gallipoli peninsula.