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Scene in Barastre, France, during World War I, showing a bridge over the Selle river, built by New Zealanders, [ca 31 October 1918]

Reference Number: PA1-f-092-1114

Scene at the French town of Barastre during World War I. Shows a bridge over the river Selle, built by New Zealand engineers in 13 hours under shell fire. An ambulance and mounted troops are crossing the bridge. Photograph taken ca 31 October 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Barastre, Selle River, Bridges - France and World War, 1914-1918 - Military personnel, New Zealand - France.

Part of:
World War 1914-1918. Official H Series, V 3 no 2, Reference Number PA1-f-092 (5 digitised items)
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 photographic print(s)Gelatin silver print 11.3 x 15.7 cm, mounted on album page. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: H1114 Bridge over the Selle constructed by NZ Engineers in 13 hours, under intense shell fire. Barastre 31-10-18

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