Digitised Image

Camp of the 65th Regiment near Drury, Auckland, Between 1861-1865

Reference Number: PA1-q-250-45

The camp of the 65th Regiment near Drury, Auckland. The officers mess tent is at the extreme left background. A group of soldiers from the regiment are breaking stones for road construction in the left foreground, with the sergeant in charge standing in the centre foreground, alongside a shed used for shelter in hot weather. Photograph taken by William Temple, circa 1861-1865.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Lieutenant-Colonel William Temple, Drury, Military camps - New Zealand - Auckland Region and Roads - New Zealand - Waikato Region - Design and construction.

Part of:
Urquhart album, Reference Number PA1-q-250 (29 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print 15.8 x 21.1 cm, with trimmed corners, mounted on album page 27.1 x 21.7 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "Urquhart album, Alexander Turnbull Library"

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Camp of 65th Regt. near Drury. N.Z.; bottom left: Mess tent; bottom left: 65th men stone breaking; bottom centre: Sergt in charge; bottom right: Shed for hot weather; Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: W.Temple R A

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