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Two rows of Newman's buses filled with passengers, Murchison, l927

Reference Number: 1/1-011440-G

Two rows of Newman's buses and service cars filled with passengers, Murchison. The vehicles are parked in parallel lines. One line is parked outside Ross's Hotel and the other outside McNee & Co. The Commercial Hotel can be seen on the corner diagonally across from the photographer. Photograph taken by Frederick Nelson Jones during the 1920s.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Newman Brothers Ltd, Ross's Hotel (Murchison), Newman's Bus Company, Commercial Hotel (Murchison), McNee & Co (Murchison), Murchison, Bars (Drinking establishments) - New Zealand - Tasman Region, Streets - New Zealand - Tasman Region, Buses - New Zealand - Tasman Region and Hotels - New Zealand - Tasman Region.

Part of:
Jones, Frederick Nelson, 1881-1962 :Negatives of the Nelson district, Reference Number PAColl-3051 (286 digitised items)

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

Historical Notes: Occasion identified as 1927 Royal Tour by Duke and Duchess of York. Very similar photograph published in Graeme Carter's book Travelling with Newmans (Wanganui, GT Carter Travelling Books, 2006), pp. 16-17.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures5. Waimea Co. Murchison(PFP-017187)

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