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Soldiers in fancy dress costume at the New Zealand Divisional Sports, Authie, World War I, 23 July 1918

Reference Number: 1/2-013328-G

Soldiers wearing fancy dress costume in an event at the New Zealand Divisional sports held in Authie, France during World War I. A soldier dressed as Charlie Chaplin holds a rifle with a bayonet fixed. Another is wearing a top hat and a frock coat. Next to him a soldier is dressed as a cowboy. Photograph taken 23 July 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Authie, Soldiers - Recreation, World War, 1914-1918 - Military life, Costume and World War, 1914-1918 - Military personnel, New Zealand - France.

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. WWI. Recreation. 1918(PFP-032647)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: H724

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