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Scenes connected with the British expedition to Northern Russia against the Bolsheviks.

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Record ID
AWNS-19191106-37-1

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Auckland Weekly News Auckland Weekly News
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Date
6 November 1919

Date Period
1910-1919

Subjects
Russia, Trees, Snow, Ice, Barracks, Oberzskaya, Northern Dvina River, Rivers, Hospital ships, Reindeer, Sleds and sleighs, Soldiers, British Army, Archangel, Bakarita, Russians, Bears, HorsesRussiaTreesSnowIceBarracksOberzskayaNorthern Dvina RiverRiversHospital shipsReindeerSleds and sleighsSoldiersBritish ArmyArchangelBakaritaRussiansBearsHorses
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Original Format
Photolithograph

Copy Format
Digital image

Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 6 November 1919 p037

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Description
Showing scenes from Northern Russia during 1918-1919 when British troops, among other Allied forces, were in Russia to support resistance to the Bolsheviks after the revolution. 1.British barracks at Bakarita, across the river from Archangel. 2. Military convoy of sleds pulled by horses crossing the frozen river Dvina. 3. Soldiers on a sled pulled by reindeer in Archangel. 4. British hospital ship berthed at a wharf in Archangel surrounded by water filled with broken ice. 5. A small bear used as a military mascot tied to a tree. 6. A building in a landscape of snow and fir trees at Oberzerskaya. 7. A crowd gathered in a city square at Archangel. 8. Close-up view of the densely packed broken ice in the river Dvina.