World War I amputees poultry farming at the Walton-on-Thames Hospital, [ca 1918]
Reference Number: 1/2-013931-G
War amputees farm poultry at the New Zealand military hospital in Walton-on-Thames - probably at nearby Oatlands Park Hospital, Surrey. Shows them with hens in a large enclosure. An amputee, his crutch leaning against his body, feeds the birds from a bucket. Other amputees look on. Tents pitched against trees can be seen in the background. 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
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.
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Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: UK140
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