Souvenir photograph and signed mount presented to Lieutenant Colonel Springthorpe OC No. 2 AGH

Accession Number P03291.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Fasani & Grivas
Place made Egypt: Cairo
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Group portrait on autographed mount of hospital staff and patients at Mena House Hotel, taken over by No. 2 Australian General Hospital. This print was presented to Lt Col Springthorpe, Officer Commanding. Inscribed "Australasians wounded at the "Dardanelles" on April 25th and 26th 1915, in recognition of his many kindnesses during their stay in hospital."

Signatures include those of Penelope Frater, Nellie Gould, Jean Miles Walker and many others.