Image ANZAC poster

TLF ID R1736

This is a poster commemorating the New Zealand role in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) campaign in Gallipoli during the First World War. Along the top is a photograph depicting three naval vessels on one side and Anzac Beach, Gallipoli, after the landing on the other. At the top of the photograph is the New Zealand coat of arms, under which is a scroll with the words 'First Landing April 25th 1915 Evacuated Dec 20th 1915'. Down the sides of the poster are photographs of important military men (Lord Kitchener, Lieutenant General Sir Douglas Haig, Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, Vice Admiral Sir David Beatty, General Joffre and Lieutenant General Sir William Birdwood, who was the ANZAC commander) and sketches and photographs of infantry soldiers (British, New Zealand, French and Australian). Along the bottom is a photograph of 'HMS New Zealand', either side of which are sketches of a sailor and a naval officer.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This asset illustrates one way in which information about the Gallipoli campaign was passed on to the home front in New Zealand.
  • It shows the importance of British military leaders in the Gallipoli campaign (eg Haig, Jellicoe and Beatty).
  • It indicates that the New Zealand forces at Gallipoli incurred many casualities (the text lists the number of dead at 2591, wounded at 5427 and missing at 201).
  • It indicates which allied forces took part in the Gallipoli campaign.
  • It indicates the key dates of the Gallipoli campaign.
  • It indicates that France provided support for ANZAC soldiers immediately after the Gallipoli campaign.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • History
  • Studies of society and environment

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
  • Organization: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
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  • Name: Palmer and Mahood
  • Organization: Palmer and Mahood
  • Description: Author
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
  • Organization: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
  • Hearing independence
Learning Resource Type
  • Image
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd and Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements