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Cook Islands. Presentation of gifts to the Governor General, Sir Charles Fergusson., 1926

Reference Number: PAColl-0644-1-001

Presentation of gifts to his Excellency, Sir Charles Fergusson, Governor General of New Zealand. Two women spread an embroidered quilt (Tivaevae) on the ground in front of the Governor General. The event is taking place in Avarua. Photographed in May 1926 by Sydney Hopkins.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Hugh Fraser Ayson, Avarua, Cook Islands, Buildings - Cook Islands, Rites and ceremonies - Cook Islands, Tivaevae - Cook Islands and Colonial administrators - Cook Islands.

Part of:
Photographs of Pacific Islands, Reference Number PAColl-0644-1 (1 digitised items)
Photographs of Pacific Islands, Reference Number PAColl-0644 (2 digitised items)
New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs :Photographs of Pacific Islands, Reference Number PAColl-4567 (2 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 120 x 161 mm; mount 167 x 248 mm. Single photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Mount verso - centre: Presentation of gifts to his Excellency "Taputapuatea", Avarua, May, 1926

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