Entertainment group the Digger Pierrots in costume the jackets of which display large silver? ferns. The Pierrot in the centre of the second row has been identified as Dave Kenny. The Pierrot, far left middle row, is possibly Theodore Tresize. Photograph taken 25 August 1917 by Henry Armytage Sanders.
An original print from this negative is in album PA1-f-091
Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - bottom right - H220
The Digger Pierrots, an entertainment group, was formed in 1917 on the Western Front to entertain New Zealand troops during World War I.
Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Physical Description: Dry plate glass negative 4 x 5 inches
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- Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 / H Series negatives
- 1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Group portraits, Dry plate glass negative 4 x 5 inches, Orientation: Horizontal image
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