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Wood chopping competition at New Zealand Base Depot Sports, Etaples, 3 August 1918

Reference Number: 1/2-013428-G

An underhand wood chopping event at the New Zealand Base Depot Sports competition at Etaples, France, during World War One. Shows soldiers with axes chopping numbered blocks of wood in an arena, and a group of spectators (including civilians) looking on. Photographed by Henry Armytage Sanders in 1918.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Etaples, Log-chopping (Sports), Contests, Soldiers - Recreation, World War, 1914-1918 - Military life and World War, 1914-1918 - Military personnel, New Zealand - France.

Part of:
Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918, Reference Number PA-Group-00051 (1455 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 4 x 5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

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 Pictures350. WWI. Recreation. Woodchopping. 1918. (PFP-029719)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: H847

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