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Sir Thomas Mackenzie visits a World War I YMCA exhibit, London, 1918

Reference Number: 1/2-014032-G

New Zealand High Commissioner, Sir Thomas Noble Mackenzie, takes coffee at a YMCA 'canteen' at a World War I outdoor display in London. The canteen built largely of sandbags resembles the roadside YMCA stops on the Western Front. Women serve the coffee. With Mackenzie, is his son Clutha Nantes Mackenzie and a woman in uniform (daughter? or Doris Sawyer, later Clutha's wife?) A policeman stands nearby. The event possibly part of the Lord Mayor's Show. Photograph taken possibly November 1918 by Thomas Frederick Scales.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Sir Clutha Nantes Mackenzie, Rt Hon Sir Thomas Noble Mackenzie, Young Men's Christian Association, London, World War, 1914-1918 - Military personnel, Diplomats and World War, 1914-1918 - Social aspects - Great Britain.

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"

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: UK227

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