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In honour of our Queen. His Worship the Mayor has proclaimed Tuesday 22nd June a general holiday and Wednesday 23rd June a half holiday ... pyrotechnic display upon a scale of unparalleled magnificence never before attempted in New Zealand ... [1897].

Reference Number: Eph-E-ROYAL-1897-01

An arrangement of text with the crest of Queen Victoria at the top. Announces that there will be special church services on Sunday 20 June, and a burning of the old hospital together with a general decoration of the town on Monday 21 June. On Tuesday 22 June, there will be a Royal salute, pipe bands, brass bands, groups of Maori warriors, friendly societies, school children; and an avenue of English oak trees will be planted along the road between the cemetery and the new hospital.

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1 image, categorised under Posters, Schedules (Time plans), Ephemera and Photolithographs, related to Queen of Great Britain Victoria, Wanganui Chronicle (Newspaper), Wanganui Hospital, Wanganui, Queens, Kings and rulers, Fires - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Hospitals - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Anniversaries, Fireworks and Celebrations.

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In honour of our Queen. His Worship the Mayor has proclaimed Tuesday 22nd June a general holiday and Wednesday 23rd June a half holiday ... pyrotechnic display upon a scale of unparalleled magnificence never before attempted in New Zealand ... [1897]., Reference Number Eph-E-ROYAL-1897-01 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s)Letterpress, on poster 890 x 295 mm.. Vertical imageEphemera

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Other copies available: File print and colour transparency available in Ephemera Room.

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: Wanganui Chronicle Co. Show Printers

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