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Robert Semple opening a traffic bridge at Paremata, October 1936

Reference Number: PAColl-6301-47

Robert Semple cutting a ribbon to open a traffic bridge at Paremata, October 1936. Original Evening Post newspaper caption attached to back of print reads: "On the route north.- The new traffic bridge at Paremata, which has been the subject of conferences over many years, was opened for public use on Saturday afternoon by the Minister of Transport, the Hon. R. Semple. Above, a general view of the big gathering on the bridge during the ceremony. On right, the minister cuts the ribbon which released the steam of traffic which immediately crossed over the new bridge." Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Robert Semple, Paremata, Politicians and Opening rites.

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 15.6 x 20.9 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

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