Digitised Image

A police guard at the entrance to Queen's Wharf, Wellington, examining a pass, June 1940

Reference Number: PAColl-5927-11

A police guard at the entrance to Queen's Wharf, Wellington, during World War II, examining a security pass. Taken by an unidentified photographer for the 'Evening Post' in June 1940.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Queens Wharf, Police - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Wharves - New Zealand - Wellington Region and World War, 1939-1945 - New Zealand.

Part of:
Evening Post original photographic prints and postcards, from file print collection, Box 2, Reference Number PAColl-5927 (55 digitised items)
Evening Post photographic prints, Reference Number PAColl-0614-2 (404 digitised items)
Evening Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PA-Group-00287 (5802 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: During World War II, the Wellington Wharves were closed to all sightseers, and only those on business were permitted access and then only if they had written permission.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. World War II. New Zealand. 1940(PFP-017243)

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