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Predicate Object 04 Mar 2014 2014-03-04T00:00:00.000Z 2014-03-04T00:00:00.000Z 2014.10.1 Purchase Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2014.10.1 English 2014-03-10T00:00:00.000Z 1 2019-02-19T01:43:16.999Z 60 Gallipoli souvenir cloth: ‘To Constantinople’ [1915] Souvenir featuring map of Gallipoli Peninsula and The Dardanelles showing Allied fleet and landing places of Allied Forces, including Anzac Cove. The cloth dates from early in the campaign when The allies believed they would achieve their objective of reaching Constantinople. The cloth provides an image of Gallipoli as an inhabited landscape, with a long history and a number of townships, and shows the campaign beyond The confines of Anzac Cove. Gallipoli souvenir cloth: ‘To Constantinople’ [1915] printed [cotton] cloth; at The centre a birds-eye perspective view of Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey in Asia, The Sea of Marmora and in The distance Constantinople; main towns are shown as well as allied landing places and The disposition of naval vessels; in four corners are shields proclaiming: TO CONSTANTINOPLE / WELL DONE AUSTRALIA / WELL DONE ARMY & NAVY / WELL DONE NEW ZEALAND cloth, souvenir
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