About this object
The photograph is of a seaside scene at Le Touquet-Paris-Plage. In the foreground are a row of bathing sheds and in the background people walking or swimming. The photograph is glued to a page in an album and beside it Leo Bestall has written: Paris-Plage. We had a route march and a swim here. It is about five or six miles from Étaples.
Date, July 1916.
Leo Bestall documented his route march to Le Touquet-Paris-Plage on 12 July 1916.
Black & white photograph. Postcard. Glued onto paper in an album.
Height x Width: 72 x 137mm
Leo Bestall (MBE); 21 Nov 1895; 22 Mar 1959
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 19232