Crowd around a New Zealand regimental band playing in Le Quesnoy, the day after its capture, 5 November 1918
Reference Number: 1/2-013705-G
A crowd, with umbrellas, stand around a New Zealand regimental band playing in Le Quesnoy, the day after its capture. Photograph taken by Henry Armytage Sanders on the 5th of November 1918.
Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918, Reference Number PA-Group-00051 (1455 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 4 x 5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: The large three storied building in the background, with soldiers leaving it, had been the headquarters of the German occupiers. The smallness of the crowd was due to the Germans having evacuated the town on 27 October 1918.
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.
Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand"
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. WWI. France. Le Quesnoy 1918(PFP-015155)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: H1153
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