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 the Holy Tree in Matarieh. According to legend the Holy Tree (also known as 'The Virgin Mary's Tree') is one of the resting places of the Holy Family (Joseph, Mary and Jesus) when they came to Egypt. There is currently a small museum at the sight to protect the tree.

Description of Content

Large tree that appears to be supported by a wooden cross. Figure in the background to the left who appears to be looking at the tree.

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.

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