- 5 November 1918
A crowd, with umbrellas, stand around a New Zealand regimental band playing in Le Quesnoy, the day after its capture. Photograph taken by Henry Armytage Sanders on the 5th of November 1918.
Original print from this negative available in album PA1-f-92, H1153
Source of descriptive information - Franck Bruyere, a citizen of Le Quesnoy, identified the building that the Germans used as their headquarters in Le Quesnoy, and gave the reson for the smallnes of the crowd. May 2008.
Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - bottom left - H1153
The large three storied building in the background, with soldiers leaving it, had been the headquarters of the German occupiers. The smallness of the crowd was due to the Germans having evacuated the town on 27 October 1918.
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, Dry plate glass negative 4 x 5 inches, Orientation: Horizontal image
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