A New Zealand Expeditionary Force soldier on board a vessel

Production date
Apr 1916
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
The photograph shows a soldier from the New Zealand Expeditionary Force relaxing on board a vessel travelling to Egypt or Europe, World War I. Leo Bestall has written on the back of the photograph: One of the Maori Boys.

Photographer, unknown. The camera would have belonged to Leo Bestall.
Date, unknown but probably sometime in April 1916 as Leo's date of embarkation from Wellington was 1 April 1916.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black & white photograph.
Height x Width: 64 x 42mm
Subject date
Apr 1916
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 19374
Other number(s)
19374, 91956

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