Photographs relating to the service of Stanislaus Acton Nunan, c.1917-1918

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Accession Number AWM2019.22.303
Collection number 3DRL/6511
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Item
Item count 42
Object type Photograph
Physical description 69 Image/s captured
Maker Nunan, Stanislaus Acton
Place made Egypt, Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Ottoman Empire: Syria
Date made 1917-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Photographs relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Stanislaus Acton Nunan, No.1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, Egypt, Palestine and Syria, c.1917-1918.

Collection contains 42 photographs, studio portraits and souvenir picture postcards relating to the military service of Lieutenant Stanislaus Acton Nunan. Some of the photographs were taken by Lieutenant Nunan, an amateur photographer, while sightseeing on recreational leave in Jaffa, Alexandria, Damascus, and Cairo. Other photographs relate to his service in the field with No.1 Squadron, AFC, as a pilot and include informal portraits with himself and his forward observers. Collection also includes several souvenir pictures featuring portraits of Turkish officers, local Egyptians, and Laurence of Arabia.

This file contains:

Portrait of [Jawail Pasha], an officer of the Turkish forces, [date unknown] [Caption on verso];
Photograph of Bristol Fighters in a row at an unknown Aerodrome, [date unknown];
Studio portrait of a woman veiled produced by [Gabriel] Lekegian & Co., Cairo, [c.1880-1890];
Photograph of a captured German Scout or Albatross D.5.A., [c.1918] [Caption on verso];
Photograph of a Bristol Fighter outside the aircraft hanger, [c.1918] [Caption on verso];
Photograph of the Main Street in Jaffa [at Palestine], [date unknown] [Caption on verso];
Group portrait of members of No.1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, November 1918 [Caption on verso] [See B01249];
Group portrait of members of C Flight of 1st Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, in front of a Bristol F2B fighter aircraft, November 1918 [See B01249];
Informal group portrait of eight unidentified personnel of [1st Squadron, Australian Flying Corps], [c.1918];
Photograph of a sailor drawing water from a well at the house of Simeon the Tanner at Jaffa, [date unknown] [Caption on verso];
Photograph of a street in old Jaffa, [date unknown] [Caption on verso];
Photograph of a tower built by the Crusaders near the aerodrome, [date unknown] [Caption on verso];
Photograph of eight men holding rifles, [c.1917];
Photograph of [General Sir Edmund H.H.] Allenby entering Jerusalem on a horse, [c.1917] [Caption on verso];
Photograph of six members of [No.1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps] standing in front of a [Bristol F2B fighter] aircraft, [date unknown];
Photograph of five men standing in front of an aircraft run aground, [date unknown];
Photograph of five members of [No.1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps] standing in front of a fighter aircraft, [date unknown];
Photograph of the coastline at Stanley Bay [at Alexandria], [date unknown] [Caption on verso];
Photograph of the façade of The Bourse (or exchange) building at Alexandria, [date unknown] [Caption on verso];
Photograph of the Minaret of the Bride, Umayyad Mosque at Damascus, [date unknown];
Photograph of eight officers of the [Australian Flying Corps] at Jaffa for a [seovir] [Caption on verso];
Photograph of a German Scout in flight, [date unknown] [Caption on verso];
Photograph of [the Old City at Jaffa], [date unknown];
Photograph of a mosque in Jaffa, [date unknown] [Caption on verso];
Photograph of the nose and engine of a German Scout showing the location of machine gun, [date unknown] [Caption on verso];
Photograph of a street in the Jewish quarter at Jaffa, [date unknown] [Caption on verso];
Studio portrait of an Arab Lady, [date unknown] [Caption on verso];
Portrait of Captain Lawrence, [date unknown] [Caption on verso];
Photograph of tourists climbing a pyramid, [c.1900];
Photograph of the Sphinx at Cairo, [c.1900];
Photograph of the Sphinx at Cairo, pyramid in the background, produced by [Gabriel] Lekegian & Co. [c.1900] [Inscription of verso];
Group portrait of members of B Flight, No. 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, November 1918 [Caption on verso] [See B01247];
Group portrait of officers of No.1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps at their camp on the Philistine Plain, February 1918 [Accession no. inscribed on verso] [See B01475];
Photograph of aircraft in the field near the hanger, [date unknown];
Photograph of flying officer and observer sitting in an aircraft in a field, [date unknown];
Informal portrait of Stanislaus Acton Nunan and observer Lieutenant Farquhar, [date unknown] [Caption on verso];
Photograph of inhabitants of a village in the background at [Egypt], [date unknown];
Informal portrait of Lieutenant Campbell and three unidentified men standing in front of aircraft, [date unknown] [Caption on verso];
Portrait of Lieutenant Stanislaus Acton Nunan standing in front of an aircraft, [date unknown];
Photograph of the tomb of Sultan Saladin at Damascus, [date unknown];
Studio photograph of a Bedouin Seik, [date unknown] [Caption on verso]; and
Photograph of [Derwich] mosque, [date unknown].