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 of the 'Sweet Water Canal' at Ismalia with Indian troops washing on bank. The Sweet Water Canal was constructed in 1861-3 to provide freshwater to Ismalia. The Sweet Water Canal is now known as the 'Ismalia Canal.'

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Image of a waterway. Vegetation on the bank in the foreground. On the opposite bank is a small group of figures sitting in a circle. To the right of the photograph, also on this bank, there are two figures, bending over what looks to be buckets. Behind all the figures are trees and other vegetation.

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.

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