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Group on board the ship Corinthic, upon the return of William Hall-Jones, 1908

Reference Number: 1/1-022947-G

Group on board the ship Corinthic, upon the return of William Hall-Jones in 1908. From left to right: John Andrew Millar, Robert McNab, James McGowan, William Hall-Jones, John George Findlay, George Fowlds. Photograph taken by Sydney Charles Smith.

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1 image, related to James McGowan, Robert McNab, Hon Sir William Hall-Jones, Sir John George Findlay, John Andrew Millar, Sir George Fowlds, Corinthic (Ship. 1902-1931) and Politicians.

Part of:
Smith, Sydney Charles, 1888-1972 : Photographs of New Zealand, Reference Number PA-Group-00242 (1258 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Single negative

Historical Notes: Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, Vol 2, H7, written by John Hall-Jones, reads: "In 1907 Hall-Jones was again serving as acting prime minister while Ward was overseas. Later that year he suffered a severe heart attack after which he was granted six months leave to take a longs sea voyage to England. In 1908 Reeves, whose position had been designated as high commissioner since 1905, intimated his wish to retire. On 30 November 1908 Hall-Jones resigned from cabinet and on the following day it was announced that he would succeed Reeves. He sailed for England wih his wife that December.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures920. Hall-Jones, Sir William. 1908(PFP-020696)

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