H.M.S. Encounter, Albany, Western Australia

Production date
Apr 1916
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
The H.M.S. Encounter at Albany, Western Australia. The photograph is glued to a page in Leo Bestall's diary and album. He has written at the bottom of the photograph: HMS Encounter, Albany. The photograph has been taken from the N.Z.H.S. Maunganui which transported the 11th Reinforcements, New Zealand Expeditionary Force during World War I.
Photographer, Leo Bestall.

Date, exact date unknown but probably sometime in April/May 1916 as Leo embarked from Wellington on 1 April 1916.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black & white photograph.
Height x Width: 35 x 58mm
Subject date
Apr 1916
May 1916
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 19109
Other number(s)
19109, 91601

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