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New Zealand Commander curves the turkey on Christmas Day, Chateau Segard, 1917, 25 Dec 1917

Reference Number: 1/2-013034-G

The New Zealand Commander, General Russell, carving a turkey for officers seated around a table on Christmas Day at Divisional Headquarters during World War I. There are glasses and bottles on the table, including a whiskey bottle and a soda siphon. Festive decorations hang from the ceiling. Also present is Henry Maitland 'Jumbo' Wilson, seated behind left. Photograph taken 25 December 1917 by Henry Armytage Sanders.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Sir Henry Maitland Wilson, Major-General Sir Andrew Hamilton Russell, Belgium, World War, 1914-1918 - Campaigns - Belgium, Soldiers - Recreation, Christmas and World War, 1914-1918 - Military personnel, New Zealand - Belgium.

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 4.75 x 6.5 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. W.W.I. Officers(PFP-033517)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: H406

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