Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918

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Date
1917-1919
By
Royal New Zealand Returned Services Association; Sanders, Henry Armytage, 1886-1936; Scales, Thomas Frederick, 1890-
Ref
PA-Group-00051
Description

Negatives made by New Zealand official photographers depicting New Zealand forces, chiefly in France, Belgium, and the British Isles.

Accompanying material - List of UK series negatives in Photographic Archive back file

Source of title - Title supplied by Library

Source of descriptive information - Original captions in albums PA1-f-091 to 094, 102 and 103

Please see PA-Group-00672 for Malcolm Ross's war photographs of Samoa.

Arrangement: This collection was reprocessed in Feb-May 2014 in order to improve description. Items have been re-linked to one of the following new reference numbers (series): PAColl-5311-1 (Prints), PAColl-5311-2 (Albums), PAColl-5311-3 (H Series Negatives), PAColl-5311-4 (UK Series Negatives), and PAColl-5411-5 (Loose negatives).

Henry Armytage Sanders was the official New Zealand photographer and cinematographer in France and Belgium. He took all the NZEF historical photographs with serial numbers in the H series. Thomas Scales was the official photographer in the United Kingdom. Malcolm Ross took photographs in Samoa and Egypt, but under censorship guidelines developed by British military HQ he was specifically prohibited from taking photographs in France.

Quantity: 1838 b&w original negative(s). 4 album(s) Album(s).

Physical Description: Photograph negatives, prints, and albums

Processing information: Archivists notes - Originally arranged and described in 1997. Major enhancement of descriptive records was undertaken by Photographic Archive staff in 2007. A group of 57 undescribed negatives were processed and added to this collection in June 2017.

Additional description

Alternative form available: Original prints from these negatives are in albums PA1-f-087 to 094, 102 and 103

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Partly restricted material
Format
1838 b&w original negative(s), 4 album(s) Album(s), Negatives, Dry plate negatives, Photograph negatives, prints, and albums
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New Zealand front line, where the New Zealanders started for their successful attack on Le Quesnoy
Date: 4 November 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 By: Sanders, Henry Armytage, 1886-1936 Ref: PA1-f-092-1122 Description: New Zealand front line, where the New Zealanders started for their successful attack on Le Quesnoy. A dead soldier is lying in the sunken road. Photograph ta...
New Zealand rower Darcy Hadfield in London
Date: [circa 1918] From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013972-G Description: The New Zealand champion sculler Darcy Hadfield standing holding an upright oar in front of the Thames River. He wears a dark singlet with a crest containing...
Dressing contest at Walton-on-Thames Hospital, England
Date: [ca 1918] From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013841-G Description: Dressing contest at the Walton-on-Thames military hospital in World War I. Participants appear to be hurrying to put medical (nurses?) clothing on top of th...
Walls of Le Quesnoy
Date: [ca November 1918] From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013791-G Description: Walls of Le Quesnoy, scaled by New Zealand troops when taking the town from German forces. Photograph taken ca late November 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders....
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New Zealand soldiers at the front near Le Quesnoy
Date: 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013799-G Description: Members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force at the last front line before Le Quesnoy. Photographed some time in 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders. Other - P...
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New Zealand forward 18 pounder gun in action, Le Quesnoy, France
Date: 29 October 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013673-G Description: New Zealand forward 18 pounder gun in action, Le Quesnoy, France during World War I. Photograph taken on the 29 October 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders. Insc...
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Date: 13 January 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013044-G Description: Photograph taken by Henry Armytage Sanders. Record title taken from caption for matching print in album at Library reference PA1-f-091 Inscriptions: Margin...
Date: 13 January 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013047-G Description: Photograph taken by Henry Armytage Sanders. Record title taken from caption for matching print in album at Library reference PA1-f-091 Inscriptions: Margin...
Date: 1 July 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013387-G Description: Photograph taken by Henry Armytage Sanders. Record title taken from caption for matching print in album at Library reference PA1-f-094 Inscriptions: Margin...
Date: 2 June 1918 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013739-G Description: Photograph taken by Henry Armytage Sanders. Record title taken from caption for matching print in album at Library reference PA1-f-092 Quantity: 1 b&w orig...