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Dinner for Two: The Soldier and his Horse


A glass negative depicting a horse and soldier sitting at a table set for two.



Registration number
Staged Photograph
Military Camp
Western Australia
Eastern Goldfields Historical Society

Eastern Goldfields Historical Society

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A horse sits at across from a soldier pouring a drink from a wine bottle. Between them is a small table set with a table cloth and plate. In the background is a military camp.
Located in a military camp, this humorous image shows a horse with his mate imbibing “refreshments”. The image is a glass plate negative from the EGHS Mackay Gore collection (no date).