This lot is a vintage photo showing a gun on the deck of the SS Hororata. The Hororata was a New Zealand ship used to transport soldiers home from the fronts. A mannequin is positioned at the base of the gun. The caption of the photo states that the mannequin is “The Mascot of the Hororata.” World War I soldiers in uniform are shown lying down and sitting on the ship’s rail near the mannequin. The ship was sunk by a German submarine in 1943. This photo is approximately 5.75″ by 3.5″.
Normal wear associated with an old paper item. It might have creases, small tears, corner bumps, stains, etc. See attached photos to view the complete condition.