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Troopers' Monument on The Crescent, Invercargill, ca 1908

Reference Number: PAColl-5908-005

The Troopers' Monument, designed by Newton Vane, and erected in commemoration of the soldiers who served in the South African War (1899-1902). City buildings on The Crecent are behind. Photograph taken circa 1908 by an unidentified photographer.

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1 image, categorised under Postcard, related to Newton Vane, Troopers' Monument (Invercargill), Invercargill City, Renaissance Revival (Architecture) - New Zealand - Southland Region, Buildings - New Zealand - Southland Region, Neoclassicism (Architecture) - New Zealand - Southland Region, Soldiers' monuments, Commercial buildings - New Zealand - Southland Region, Architecture - New Zealand - Southland Region, South African War, 1899-1902 - Memorials and Monuments - New Zealand - Southland Region.

Part of:
Original photographic prints and postcards from the file print collection, Box 18, Reference Number PAColl-7581 (61 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s) hand colouredSilver gelatin print 8.8 x 13.7 cm (postcard). Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: The monument was unveiled in 1908. (Information from The sorrow and the pride : New Zealand war memorials / Chris Maclean and Jock Phillips ; [editor, Debbie Willis] [Wellington N.Z.] : Historical Branch ;GP Books, c1990.)

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures85. Invercargill. Monuments. Troopers'(PFP-027267)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: The Troopers' Monument & Crescent, Invercargill

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