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Inside the arrival shed at Dover, World War I, 1918

Reference Number: 1/2-014111-G

Inside a large shed on the wharves at Dover, England, where troops returning from France receive a hot drink and food. A sign by a long 'table' reads 'Army & Navy Canteen Board - N.A.C.B.' There is an urn with cups and a jug nearby and what appears to be buns or cakes. A number of British army personnel stands by. Above, bunting and flags hang across the space. Rows of benches are set out awaiting troop arrival. Photograph taken probably late 1918 by Thomas Frederick Scales.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Dover, World War, 1914-1918 - Military life, World War, 1914-1918 - Military personnel, British and Flags.

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 left: UK307

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