Street scene during the arrival of French President Raymond Poincare at Le Quesnoy, France

Street scene during the arrival of French President Raymond Poincare at Le Quesnoy, France
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Date
10 November 1918
Ref
1/2-013801-G
Description
Street scene during the arrival of the French President Raymond Poincare at Le Quesnoy, France. Shows a cobbled road with cars arriving, crowds, and flags. Photograph taken 10 November 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders. At the time the President was accompanied by the Prefect of the Department of the North and the local member of Parliament. One official purpose of the visit was for France to symbolically take possession of the town liberated by foreign troops. Source of descriptive information - Franck Bruyere from Potelle, Le Quesnoy, identified the date as being 10 November 1918. That the President was accompanied by the Prefect du Nord, and local member of Parliament, and the symbolic purpose of the visit, also from this source. May 2008. Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - bottom right - H1311 Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Dry plate glass negative 4 x 5 inches
Additional description
Alternative form available: Print from this negative at PA1-f-092 - Caption at PA1-f-092 reads "Pres Poincare's arrival, showing NZ Presentation Flag (Le Quesnoy)
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Part of
Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 / Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918: H Series negatives
Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Dry plate glass negative 4 x 5 inches, Orientation: Horizontal image
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Street scene during the arrival of French President Raymond Poincare at Le Quesnoy, France. Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918. Ref: 1/2-013801-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22732052

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