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Mario Barbagallo, son of Josephine Barbagallo (nee Giries Kattan) in an internment camp during the Second World War, El Obeid, Sudan, c.1945

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posted on 31.05.2019 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp, Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.

The photograph features Mario Barbagallo, son of Josephine Barbagallo (nee Giries Kattan) in an internment camp in El Obeid, Sudan. All Italian civilian nationals living and working in Sudan were interred in camps such as this one until the end of the war. Rules in the camp were quite relaxed and some recreational activities were permitted. Men played tennis and amused themselves by catching animals such as the monkey in this photograph.

This image exists as part of the Kattan Family Photos collection within the William Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

History

Creator

William Kattan

Contributors

William Kattan

Date

c.1945

Type

Digital scan of a black and white photograph. Dimensions unknown.

Source

William Kattan

Spatial

13.183366,30.222559

Spatial Relation

El Obeid, Sudan

Identifier

pb_wk_kfp_c19450000-0031aa.tiff

Rights

William Kattan

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