Brigadier-General Granville de Laune Ryrie, Commanding Officer (CO) of the 2nd Light Horse Brigade, scaling a date palm at an oasis, in quest of the dates near the top of the tree. Ryrie was then ...
ID numberP01778.006
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
MakerUnknown
Place madeOttoman Empire: Palestine
Date made1917
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionBrigadier-General Granville de Laune Ryrie, Commanding Officer (CO) of the 2nd Light Horse Brigade, scaling a date palm at an oasis, in quest of the dates near the top of the tree. Ryrie was then aged 52. Holding the reins of a horse, another Light Horseman looks on in the background.