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ID number P01778.006
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Photographer Unknown
Place made Ottoman Empire: Palestine
Date made 1917
Physical description Black & white


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 aged 52. Holding the reins of a horse, another Light Horseman looks on in the background.