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A shelled tree collapsed on the soldiers' hut, World War I, 12 Aug 1917

Reference Number: 1/2-013405-G

A tall tree shelled by German artillery collapsed onto a New Zealand army hut near the Western Front during World War I. Athough much of the hut was destroyed no lives were lost. Photograph taken probably France 12 August 1917 by Henry Armytage Sanders.

Key terms:
1 image, related to France, Military camps - France and World War, 1914-1918 - Destruction and pillage - 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 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. WWI. Camps. 1917.(PFP-032711)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: H821

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