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New Zealand troops with tanks, World War One

New Zealand troops march with Whippet light tanks on the first day of (the tanks) deployment, during the spring offensive 1918 Advertisements

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Two soldiers belonging to the New Zealand Rifle Brigade wearing two different types of gas mask.

The soldier in the helmet is wearing the British small box respiration that would become standard issue in 1917. the soldier on the left is wearing the Hypo Helmet respirator (location unknown) France 1916. Photograph Album of 26/35 2nd Lieutenant … Continue reading

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Aspects of Civic Religion – ANZAC Day 2015

Documentation of the the public ritual marking 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli. There always feels like a sharp delineation at dawn services between the civil aspect, drawn  from a combination of military tradition and the final impulses of the … Continue reading

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Animal Elements on Duendin Buildings

The New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Co Ltd building in Thomas Burns St Phoenix House in Queens Gardens

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Palmerston Zealandia

The Goddess personification of New Zealand on a Boer War monument. One of 3 public monuments featuring Zealandia, one in Otago, one in Canterbury and one in Auckland (this one commemorating the New Zealand wars)

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Another Hokitika Postcard

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Circus Postcard Hokitika

  A postcard with 2 performers, a woman whipping a cigarette from a mans mouth, sent to hokitika? a watermark appears to read wellington. probably early 20th century.

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