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Drawing by Joseph Anton Zahn in rememberance of German prisoners of war interned on Somes Island, Wellington

Reference Number: 1/2-112242-F

Drawing by Joseph Anton Zahn, in the style of an illuminated address, commemorating the World War I, German internment camp on Somes Island, Wellington. Shows Maori tiki, waka and patu around the border and words which read 'Zur erinnerung an die kriegsgefangenschaft, 1914-1915, Somes Island, New Zealand'. The centre drawing shows a path, and water bearing figures, leading up to a house on the top of an island. 'Rinaldo' is written on the right.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Joseph Anton Zahn and Concentration camps.

Part of:
Hart, Roger :Photographs of Somes Island and other subjects, Reference Number PAColl-5479 (28 digitised items)

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

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service41. Somes Island(PFP-002416)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Zur erinnerung an die kriegsgefangenschaft. 1914 1915. Somes Island. New Zealand. Rinaldo

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