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The ship Tahiti arriving in Wellington Harbour with wounded soldiers from the Dardanelles, 11 Sep 1915

Reference Number: 1/1-002427-G

View of the port side of the HMNZT Tahiti as she arrived in Wellington Harbour with sick and wounded soldiers from the Dardanelles on 11 September 1915. Taken by an unidentified photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Tahiti (Ship. 1904-1930), Wellington Harbour, Transport of sick and wounded, Hospital ships and World War, 1914-1918 - Transportation.

Part of:
Dickie, John, 1869-1942 :Collection of postcards, prints and negatives, Reference Number PAColl-3037 (196 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Gelatin dry plate negative. Single negative

Historical Notes: The Tahiti left Suez on 7 August 1915 with the second batch of sick and wounded soldiers to return to New Zealand. She arrived in Wellington shortly after midnight on Saturday 11 September 1915, and berthed at Glasgow wharf at 3pm the same day. Sources: Evening Post, 11 Sept 1915; military records of George Frederick Sewell.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures387. Tahiti.(PFP-020676)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: The [host...ing?] SS Tahiti arriving at Wellington with sick and wounded soldiers from the Dardanelles, Sep 11, 1915. [?..]

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