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The wood chopping competition at the New Zealand Base Depot Sports, Etaples, 3 August 1918

Reference Number: 1/2-013429-G

General view of an event at the wood chopping competition during the New Zealand General Base Depot Sports held in Etaples, France, during World War I. Shows soldiers with axes chopping numbered blocks of wood in an arena, and a group of spectators (including civilians) looking on. Photograph taken 3 August 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Etaples, Log-chopping (Sports), Contests, Soldiers - Recreation, World War, 1914-1918 - Military life 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 x 5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. WWI. Recreation. Wood Chopping. 1918. (PFP-032670)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: H848

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