Digitised Image

Sea birds being harvested to be sent to the Maori Battalion during World War II, [Between 1939 and 1945]

Reference Number: PAColl-4672-01

Men in boats laden with sea birds that have been harvested to be sent to the Maori Battalion during World War II. Photographed by an unidentified photographer between 1939 and 1945.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Sea birds, Boats and boating - New Zealand - Chatham Islands and Hunters - Chatham Islands.

Part of:
Boyd, Mavis, 1927- :Photographs of the Chatham Islands, Reference Number PAColl-4672 (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 6.6 x 11.1 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: The birds were cooked and sent overseas preserved in fat in barrels

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - centre: birds for the Maori only. Cooked and sent overseas - (preserved in fat) to the Maori Battalion in world war 2.

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