Digitised Image

Group including Lord Bledisloe and Joseph Coates, during the foundation stone laying ceremony for the Dominion Museum and National Art Gallery, Wellington, [1934]

Reference Number: PAColl-6301-40

Group including Governor General Lord Bledisloe (front left) and Joseph Coates (front right), during the foundation stone laying ceremony for the Dominion Museum and National Art Gallery on Buckle Street, Wellington. Mr Coates is in the process of presenting the gold trowel to the Governor General. Man in the centre unidentified. Taken in 1934 by an unidentified photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Rt Hon Joseph Gordon Coates, Charles Bathurst Bledisloe, National Art Gallery (Wellington), Dominion Museum, Buckle Street, Governors general - New Zealand, Politicians and Cornerstone laying - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Evening Post photographs from file print collection, Box 3, Reference Number PAColl-6301 (89 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)Silver gelatin print (re-touched) 15 x 20.3 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - Rt Hon J G Coates presenting the gold trowel to Lord Bledisloe which the Governor General used later during the ceremony of laying the foundation stone of the National Art Gallery & Dominion Museum.

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