Story: Crafts and applied arts

Soldiers embroidering, 1918 (3rd of 3)

Soldiers embroidering, 1918

These injured and disabled soldiers are embroidering as they recover from war wounds in Christchurch Public Hospital in 1918. An officer is visiting the men and admiring their work.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PAColl-5932-27
Photograph by Leslie Hinge

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Douglas Lloyd Jenkins and Lucy Hammonds, 'Crafts and applied arts - Craft from the 1900s to 1920s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/45275/soldiers-embroidering-1918 (accessed 18 June 2021)

Story by Douglas Lloyd Jenkins and Lucy Hammonds, published 22 Oct 2014