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William McMahon Ball and General Shang Chen, at garden party, Commonwealth House, Tokyo, Between 1946 and 1948

Reference Number: J-0811-F

Original caption reads: "NZEF in Japan. Tokio. A garden party was held recently at Commonwealth house, tokio by Mr and Mrs W Macmahonm Ball, the British Commonwealth representative on the Allied Council for Japan. Among the guests were high ranking civil and military officials of the Allied Nations. The 2 NZEF bandunder the baton of 2nd Lieut HH Router of Auckland supplied the music on the lawn. Here General Shang Chen, head of the Chinese Military Mission in Japan, stresses a point during a conversation with Mr W Macmahon Ball." Photograph taken between 1946 and 1948 by a New Zealand Army photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to W Macmahon Ball, Chen Shang, Tokyo, Soldiers - China, Garden parties and Diplomats.

Part of:
J Force negatives, Reference Number PAColl-4161-11 (115 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. Single negative

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