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A corner of Puisieux captured by New Zealand soldiers in World War I, 21 Aug 1918

Reference Number: 1/2-013534-G

Part of the French village of Puisieux a few hours after its capture by New Zealand troops in World War I. Shows a soldier walking past the ruins of buildings. Wood and bricks are strewn on the ground. Nearby trees have been stripped of their leaves. Photograph taken 21 August 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Puisieux, World War, 1914-1918 - Destruction and pillage - France, World War, 1914-1918 - Battlefields - France and World War, 1914-1918 - Campaigns - 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 Pictures 350. WWI. France. Puisieux.(PFP-032737)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: H965

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