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Soldiers sharpening an axe for forestry work during World War I, 1917

Reference Number: 1/2-012870-G

A soldier turns the wheel of a large grindstone while another sharpens an axe blade as part of the forestry work undertaken by New Zealanders away from the Western Front. Photograph taken 17 July 1917 by Henry Armytage Sanders.

Key terms:
1 image, related to New Zealand. Army - Military life, Forests and forestry and World War, 1914-1918 - Military life.

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.

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand"

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. World War I. Army life. 1917(PFP-032321)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: H170

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