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Real photographic post card depicting unidentified ANZAC soldiers in full military uniform, c.1915. Standing on steps of Soldiers Club in front of an American flag.
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Photographic postcard of Frank Mace (left) and others on the beach at Oakura near the Ahuahu stream. Mace is supposedly pointing to the site where a group of soldiers from the Taranaki Military Settlers and 57th Regiment were ambushed and killed by a force of Maori Hauhaus in April 1864. Mace, with some of his Taranaki Mounted Rifles, was the first to discover the dead and wounded soldiers.
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Photographic postcard of an original studio portrait of Colonel William Temple, Victoria Cross winner. Temple is dressed in military uniform and is wearing his Victoria Cross. His left hand and hat are resting on the side table. He holds his gloves in his right hand.
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Photographic postcard of the bust of Assistant-Surgeon William George Nicholas Manley, winner of the Victoria Cross. Manley is dressed in military uniform and is wearing his military medals.
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Photographic postcard of the wooden Armed Constabulary watchtower in Manaia. The watchtower was built in 1880 in conjunction with the Manaia Redoubt that was built on an old pa site, Te Takahe. Built during peacetime, the watchtower and redoubt were built to deal with the growing concern over Maori passive resistence leader, Te Whiti and his followers. The wooden watchtower, which was 35 feet high, was blown down in a storm and replaced in 1912 with a concrete tower that stands today amidst an 18 hole golf course. Two of the original blockhouses from the redoubt remain on the same site.
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Photographic postcard of Governor General Elect Viscount John Rushworth Jellicoe (left) and Sergeant-Major Edwin Bezar (right) shaking hands during the ceremonies held to mark the arrival of Jellicoe in Wellington on 27 September 1920. Jellicoe is dressed in formal military attire. Bezar is dressed in a suit and is wearing his war medals.
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Photographic postcard of General Sir Fiennes Middleton Colville of the 43rd Regiment. Portrait shows Colville seated with his left hand resting in his lap (he lost his right arm in a battle near Warea in 1865). His hat rests on a small table to his right and his sword is leaning on his left leg.
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Photo postcard of a group of wounded soldiers with two nurses posing between two buildings. Ruthven McLauren Monteath is pictured in the second row, second in from the left. He was convalescing in Slingshot and Homechurch Convalescent Home, England after being wounded in France during WWI. Postcard was written by Monteath and dated 8/12/1918.
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Photographic postcard showing the chalk kiwi, also known as the Bulford Kiwi, on Beacon hill above Sling Camp on the Salisbury Plain in England. The kiwi was completed in June 1919 in commemmoration of the New Zealand troops that occupied the camp from June 1916. The postcard depicts four army buildings in the midground with the kiwi visible on the hill that rises behind the camp.
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Photographic postcard of a sketch of Ihaia's pa. The image depicts a fully operating pa site. The artist has drawn a group of people sitting around a camp fire in the middle of the image. There are a number of houses/buildings depicted in the image along with the fortifications of the pa. The mouth of the Waitara River can be seen in the background. The Tasmanian Maid is located in the river at the top right corner. The chemist has photographed the sketch and placed it on the front of a postcard.
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Photo postcard of the monument on Marsland Hill. The image consists of the memorial and a man dressed in a suit and hat. He is resting his right hand on the fence that surrounds the monument. The man might be W.F. Gordon who was Secretary of the Marsland Hill Soldiers Memorial Committee.
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