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New Zealand General Hospital, Caserta, Italy, during World War 2, ca 15 Apr 1944

Reference Number: DA-05630-F

Patients at the New Zealand General Hospital in Caserta, Italy, during World War 2, listening to a a programme relayed throughout the hospital. The loud speaker system was donated by the New Zealand Red Cross in December 1942. Shows a painting [of the Italian King?] over the doorway in the foreground. Text below reads "Giuro di essere fedele al re eo ai sudi reali successori." Photograph taken by George Robert Bull, circa 16 February 1944.

Key terms:
1 image, related to George Robert Bull, New Zealand Red Cross Society, 2nd New Zealand General Hospital (Caserta, Italy), Caserta, World War, 1939-1945 - Medical care, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Italy, War - Relief of sick and wounded, World War, 1939-1945 - War Work - Red Cross, World War, 1939-1945 - Hospitals - Italy, World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, New Zealand - Italy and Interior architecture - Italy.

Part of:
World War 1939-1945 official negatives - DA Series, Reference Number PAColl-4161-08 (1313 digitised items)
New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency, Reference Number PAColl-4161 (2071 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Film negative, 35mm. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Photographic ArchiveWar History Collection(PFP-026436)

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