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Street scene during the arrival of French President Raymond Poincare at Le Quesnoy, France, 10 November 1918

Reference Number: 1/2-013801-G

Street scene during the arrival of the French President Raymond Poincare at Le Quesnoy, France. Shows a cobbled road with cars arriving, crowds, and flags. Photograph taken 10 November 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Raymond Poincare, Le Quesnoy, Presidents - France and World War, 1914-1918 - Peace.

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

Historical Notes: At the time the President was accompanied by the Prefect of the Department of the North and the local member of Parliament. One official purpose of the visit was for France to symbolically take possession of the town liberated by foreign troops.

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

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: H1311

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