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Teacher and pupils at the first Greek school in New Zealand, Wellington, 1937

Reference Number: 1/2-177645-F

The teacher, Lefcothea Ambatzi, and children of the Greek community of Wellington, in their classroom, upstairs on the corner of Vivian and Marian Streets. Photograph taken in 1937 by an unknown photographer.Back row (from left): Marika Janis, Frank Maroulis, Margaret Pelalis, Jim George, Persephone George, Joy Vardey, Elaine Garland, Barbara George, Pearl Janis, Lefcothea Ambatzi (teacher), Maria Garland, Coral Pelalis, Paul Colevas, Magdalene Kotrotsos, Irene George, Olga Pelalis, Elen Arvanitis, Jim Maroulis.Front row (from left): Nicholas Garland, Madeline George, John George, Tessa Colevas, George Janis, Costa Garland, Rothanthi Garland, Titsa George, Persephone Owen, Peter George, Basil Blades.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Group portraits and Cellulose triacetate photonegatives, related to Lefcothea Ambatzi, Vivian Street, Marion Street, School children, Teachers, Schools - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Clothing and dress - Greece and Schools, Greek.

Part of:
Greek Orthodox Community of Wellington and Suburbs Inc : Photographs of Greek life and culture, Reference Number PAColl-4924 (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Cellulose triacetate negative 10 x 12.5 cm. Single negative

Historical Notes: This was the first Greek school in New Zealand.

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