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ID number 008035
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Photographer Department of Information
Date made 28 June 1941
Physical description Black & white


In June 1941, the Netherlands government officially handed over to the Australian and New Zealand governments, the ocean liner Oranje, for the duration of the war. It was fully equipped as a hospital ship and shown here is the interior of one of the wards showing rows of neatly made beds.