One of 139 photographs in an album from World War I likely to have been taken by Captain Edward Albert McKenna. The photographs include the 7th Battalion training in Mena Camp, Egypt, and sight-seeing.

Image depicting a group of men from the E Company with a cart full of birds. According to the caption the birds are to be used for the Christmas dinner.

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In the centre of the photograph there is a group of at least a dozen servicemen in a semi-circle, some are seated but most are standing. Some of the men are holding birds, presumably dead, upside down by their feet.The the right of the group, and jutting into the semi-circle, in a cart of some kind that is loaded with what appears to be bird and small animal carcasses. Behind the group, to the right of the photograph, there is at least two tents.

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.

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