A New Zealand officer reads a cross in a former German field cemetery, World War I, 4 Feb 1918
Reference Number: 1/2-013054-G
A New Zealand Artillery officer bends over to read the wooden cross marking a grave in a former German field cemetery that is now a target of German shelling in World War I. Water-filled shell holes can be seen in the background. There is also a broken wooden cross on the ground. Photograph taken at Westhoek Ridge 4 February 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders.
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. Cemeteries. Westhoek Ridge. 1918(PFP-032917)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: H431
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