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Camp of the Second Contingent for the South African War at Newtown Park, Wellington, January 1900

Reference Number: PAColl-0045-08

Detail of the camp at Newtown Park, Wellington, of the second New Zealand Contingent of troops for the South African War. Shows some of the tents of the camp and soldiers in the foreground, including Corporal Fraser and Sergeant Fraser, who are watering horses at a wooden trough. Beyond the Park, part of the suburb of Newtown can be seen with the Brooklyn Hills in the background. Taken by an unidentified photographer in January 1900.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Silver gelatin photoprints, related to Corporal Sadd, Sergeant Fraser, Wellington Town Belt, Newtown Park, Parks - New Zealand - Wellington Region, War horses, South African War, 1899-1902 - Military personnel, South African War, 1899-1902 - Military facilities, Tents, Military camps - New Zealand - Wellington Region and South African War, 1899-1902.

Part of:
Ferguson, A P (Mrs), fl 1967 :Photographs of military forces, Wellington and the members of the Wellington Kennel Club, Reference Number PAColl-0045 (9 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 12 x 16.7 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: Newtown Park is part of Wellington's town belt.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellington. Newtown. Parks etc. Newtown(PFP-014195)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - centre: Newtown Park Wellington Camp of Second NZ Contingent of Volunteers for S. Africa January 1900 Corpl Fraser and Sergt Sadd

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