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Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York passing under Government Arch, Lambton Quay, Wellington, 18 June 1901

Reference Number: 1/2-136016-F

Carriage conveying Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York passing under the Government Arch, Lambton Quay, Wellington, during their procession through Wellington. Photograph taken 18 June 1901 by an unknown photographer

Key terms:
1 image, related to Lambton Quay, Processions - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Street decoration and Visits of state.

Part of:
Wilson, Kenneth Adrian, fl 1983 :Photographs relating to Wellington, Reference Number PAColl-5387 (18 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The arch was modelled on the design of Balmoral Castle. It bore on one side the inscription "God bless the duke and duchess" and on the other the Maori equivalent, "Ma Te atua korua e atawhai". Source of information: R A Loughnan, Royalty in New Zealand (Government printer: Wellington, 1902)

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures394. Royal Tours. Wellington. 1901(PFP-014894)

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