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16th Jan. Sunday

Sketched morning and afternoon . Received letter from Mrs (Basil) Phillips

dated 12th November. Card from J. Hughes dated 20-11-15; one from Morris

(Bank) dated 11th November and 5 from Lizzie dated 8th, 11th, 15th, 18th,

29th November. Feeling very tired, having dinner and going straight to bed.

17th Jan

Sketched a little only, it was too cold to sit out. Went after dinner to

see natives going through their religious performances- has cinnamon at

one man's house. Some Australians sang in the drawing room after dinner.

18th Jan

Sketched best part of the day but it turned cold about 3 p.m. so gave it

up. Hotel full of people including Generals, Staff Officers, Naval

Commanders and Price Alexander of Battenburg- some officers including

Parry of the 7th R.W.F. went away today.

19th Jan

Sketched in afternoon at Karnak (Tomb). Sent away claim for kit to

Paymaster.

20th Jan

Told doctor that I wanted to rejoin Battalion- shall be going in a few

days. Sketched indoors all day. Had 3rd go at letter for Lizzie, Mills lent

Mrs. R (Roberts) his cardigan jacket sent him by Miss Ruby Knox Gore,

Coolcronan, Ballina, Ireland.

21st Jan.

Sketched from 8.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Had all sorts of people to see my

pictures. Posted letters to Schwarz, Jack Hughes, Borthwick and Lizzie.

Received tonight 2 letters from L. dated 30th December and 1st and 2nd

January also 2 papers dated 26th December.

22nd Jan

Finished sketch of Sheiks Tomb today- went for a walk after tea and found

a nice place to sketch looking downstream. I hope I get time to do it

before leaving Luxor. Starting to answer Lizzie's letters.

23rd Jan 1916- Sunday

Sent home 7 pictures,this book, one large photo of Luxor Temple, seven

films and 43 postcards.
.......................................................................................

Dearie- don't show this book to anyone outside our family please.

                                               -22-


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16th Jan. Sunday

Sketched morning and afternoon . Received letter from Mrs (Basil) Phillips

dated 12th November. Card from J. Hughes dated 20-11-15; one from Morris

(Bank) dated 11th November and 5 from Lizzie dated 8th, 11th, 15th, 18th,

29th November. Feeling very tired, having dinner and going straight to bed.

17th Jan

Sketched a little only, it was too cold to sit out. Went after dinner to

see natives going through their religious performances- has cinnamon at

one man's house. Some Australians sang in the drawing room after dinner.

18th Jan

Sketched best part of the day but it turned cold about 3 p.m. so gave it

up. Hotel full of people including Generals, Staff Officers, Naval

Commanders and Price Alexander of Battenburg- some officers including

Parry of the 7th R.W.F. went away today.

19th Jan

Sketched in afternoon at Karnak (Tomb). Sent away claim for kit to

Paymaster.

20th Jan

Told doctor that I wanted to rejoin Battalion- shall be going in a few

days. Sketched indoors all day. Had 3rd go at letter for Lizzie, Mills lent

Mrs. R (Roberts) his cardigan jacket sent him by Miss Ruby Knox Gore,

Coolcronan, Ballina, Ireland.

21st Jan.

Sketched from 8.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Had all sorts of people to see my

pictures. Posted letters to Schwarz, Jack Hughes, Borthwick and Lizzie.

Received tonight 2 letters from L. dated 30th December and 1st and 2nd

January also 2 papers dated 26th December.

22nd Jan

Finished sketch of Sheiks Tomb today- went for a walk after tea and found

a nice place to sketch looking downstream. I hope I get time to do it

before leaving Luxor. Starting to answer Lizzie's letters.

23rd Jan 1916- Sunday

Sent home 7 pictures,this book, one large photo of Luxor Temple, seven

films and 43 postcards.
.......................................................................................

Dearie- don't show this book to anyone outside our family please.

                                               -22-



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  • June 9, 2017 18:31:34 Annick Rodriguez

    16th Jan. Sunday

    Sketched morning and afternoon . Received letter from Mrs (Basil) Phillips

    dated 12th November. Card from J. Hughes dated 20-11-15; one from Morris

    (Bank) dated 11th November and 5 from Lizzie dated 8th, 11th, 15th, 18th,

    29th November. Feeling very tired, having dinner and going straight to bed.

    17th Jan

    Sketched a little only, it was too cold to sit out. Went after dinner to

    see natives going through their religious performances- has cinnamon at

    one man's house. Some Australians sang in the drawing room after dinner.

    18th Jan

    Sketched best part of the day but it turned cold about 3 p.m. so gave it

    up. Hotel full of people including Generals, Staff Officers, Naval

    Commanders and Price Alexander of Battenburg- some officers including

    Parry of the 7th R.W.F. went away today.

    19th Jan

    Sketched in afternoon at Karnak (Tomb). Sent away claim for kit to

    Paymaster.

    20th Jan

    Told doctor that I wanted to rejoin Battalion- shall be going in a few

    days. Sketched indoors all day. Had 3rd go at letter for Lizzie, Mills lent

    Mrs. R (Roberts) his cardigan jacket sent him by Miss Ruby Knox Gore,

    Coolcronan, Ballina, Ireland.

    21st Jan.

    Sketched from 8.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Had all sorts of people to see my

    pictures. Posted letters to Schwarz, Jack Hughes, Borthwick and Lizzie.

    Received tonight 2 letters from L. dated 30th December and 1st and 2nd

    January also 2 papers dated 26th December.

    22nd Jan

    Finished sketch of Sheiks Tomb today- went for a walk after tea and found

    a nice place to sketch looking downstream. I hope I get time to do it

    before leaving Luxor. Starting to answer Lizzie's letters.

    23rd Jan 1916- Sunday

    Sent home 7 pictures,this book, one large photo of Luxor Temple, seven

    films and 43 postcards.
    .......................................................................................

    Dearie- don't show this book to anyone outside our family please.

                                                   -22-


  • June 9, 2017 18:16:07 Annick Rodriguez

    16th Jan. Sunday

    Sketched morning and afternoon . Received letter from Mrs (Basil) Phillips

    dated 12th November. Card from J. Hughes dated 20-11-15; one from Morris

    (Bank) dated 11th November and 5 from Lizzie dated 8th,


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