Booklet, New Zealand's Response to the Empire's Call

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Booklet of New Zealand's Response to the Empire's Call. Pictorial booklet with images of New Zealanders organising to go to the Boer war.

The booklet has a poem on the cover page by Forrest Ross. The other pages of the book are mostly photographs: There is one of Sir Arthur Douglas [ Under Secretary of Defence ] and Lady Douglas at the training camp for the soldiers going to the Boer War, a view of the camp at Newtown Park, horses, Major Craddock, Colonel Penton, Lieutenant Colonel Sommerville standing by some tents, views of the men training, a view of the formal leavetaking of the men - photograph by Saroney Studio, Wellington, horses going onboard the ship.

There is also a photograph of the Earl of Ranfurly - Governor of New Zealand, Major Craddock, Colonel Penton - Commander New Zealand forces, R J Seddon, Major Robin - Commander of the first New Zealand Contingent.
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Cover missing; printed on paper with black ink. Stapled.
Height x Width: 182 x 210mm
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gifted by Mr R A H Withers
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m75/22 (a), 50804


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