Black and white photographs covering the 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment during the 2nd Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) including transport section, blockhouse guarding a railway bridge, mounted infantry, camps and a battalion Christmas card with an interior illustration depicting the battalion attacking at Karee on 29 March 1900. Also a photograph of men of the battalion training in the UK before the First World War. A number of photographs in the collection cover Egypt during the First World War including a number taken at Ismailia showing headquarters, pack camels, ammunition dumps and an ordnance workshop. Another photograph shows a captured German 5.9-inch gun nicknamed 'Jericho Jane' at the ordnance workshop in Jerusalem. The negatives in the collection mainly cover archaeological sites in Egypt such as the Pyramids and the Sphinx. Finally, the photo postcards show a range of artiullery fuses and shells and a group of British, French and Italian officers beside a railway engine.
Black and white photographic prints with a combination of handwritten annotations and reference numbers in pencil on the reverse. Also, eight black and white film negatives, three photo postcards and one colour regimental Christmas card.