Vegetable garden at Hampton House, Torquay, World War I, [ca 1918]
Reference Number: 1/2-013909-G
A vegetable garden in the grounds of Hampton House, Torquay, where New Zealand soldiers awaiting discharge were billeted during World War I. Looks across vegetable plants to trees framing a view of the town dominated by a church. Photograph taken circa 1918 by Thomas Frederick Scales.
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
Historical Notes: A villa with extensive grounds, Hampton House quartered No 1 Company New Zealand soldiers classified as permanently unfit and awaiting discharge. No 1 Company comprised soldiers who were to disembark at Auckland. Torquay was the New Zealand Discharge Depot. (H T B Drew, NZ Army at Home).
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"
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: UK118
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