Horses in the desert at Beersheba (Bir Saba), Palestine, October 1917
Reference Number: PAColl-5863-1-05-1
View of horses in the desert with a dead one in the foreground. According to the information on the back of the print this image was taken at Beersheba ( Bir Saba) after the action was over. The soldier in the middle distance is identified as Martin Ashton Eccles. Photographed by an unknown photographer in early november 1917.
1 image, related to New Zealand. Army. New Zealand Mounted Rifles, Great Britain. Army. Australian and New Zealand Mounted Division, Beersheba, Palestine and World War, 1914-1918 - Campaigns - Palestine.
Eccles, Martin Ashton :Photographs of Palestine and Gallipoli, 1914-1918, Reference Number PAColl-5863-1 (9 digitised items)
Eccles, Martin Ashton :Photographs of Palestine and Gallipoli, 1914-1918, Reference Number PAColl-5863 (9 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print, 8 x 5 cms. Single photograph
Historical Notes: This was taken after the Battle for Beersheba (Bir Saba) which involved taking the hill Tel el Saba. The battle occured on the 30th and the 31st of October 1917.
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "The Martin Ashton Eccles Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library."
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - centre: Bir Saba after action over. Ones self in the fore ground
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