Group, including the Serjeant-at-Arms, arriving at Parliament Buildings, Wellington, 1950
Reference Number: PAColl-7171-19
Original caption from the New Zealand Free Lance, 5/7/1950, reads: "New Zealand's 29th Parliament was opened last week by commission in the Legislative council chamber, Parliament Buildings, Wellington. Sittings of both the House of Representatives and the Legislative Council followed, and M H Oram, M P for Manawatu, was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives. On the second day, the ceremonial opening by His Excellency the Governor-General, Sir Bernard Freyberg, V C, took place...Returning to Parliament Buildings after presenting himself at Government House for His Excellency's approbation: the new Speaker of the House, Hon M H Oram, preceded by the Serjeant-at-Arms, Group Captain A J Manson, M C (with mace), and followed by the Clerk of the House, H N Dollimore." New Zealand Free Lance photograph. Photographer unidentified.
New Zealand Free Lance original photographic prints, from the file print collection, Box 6, Reference Number PAColl-7171 (56 digitised items)
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 13.1 x 17.5 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph
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