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New Zealand troops and Samoan group, during the annexation ceremony in Apia, Western Samoa, 29 Aug 1914

Reference Number: 1/4-017527-F

Street scene showing New Zealand troops and a Samoan group, photographed by Malcolm Ross during the annexation ceremony in Apia, Western Samoa, 29 August 1914. Original caption reads: "Crowd watching annexation ceremony in Apia, 29 August 1914"

Key terms:
1 image, related to Apia, World War, 1914-1918 - Campaigns - Samoa, New Zealand administration - Western Samoa, Samoa - Politics and government, Samoans and World War, 1914-1918 - Military personnel, New Zealand - Samoa.

Part of:
Ross, Malcolm 1862-1930 :Photographs by Malcolm Ross of New Zealanders in the Great War, Maori, mountaineering, New Zealand scenery, etc, Reference Number PAColl-5192 (76 digitised items)

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

Historical Notes: The New Zealand Army seized Western Samoa from Germany in 1914 at the request of Britain.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. World War I. Samoa. Apia. 1914(PFP-027485)

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