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Lake Virginia, Wanganui, with waka monument, ca 1920-30s

Reference Number: 1/2-046222-G

Scene alongside Lake Virginia, Wanganui, photographed by Sydney Charles Smith circa 1920s-30s. Looks over flax bushes and cabbage trees towards the lake. Shows a monument on a hill at the edge of the lake, consisting of a waka stood on one end and decorated inside with kowhaiwhai pattens. A gazebo is further in the distance.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Virginia Lake, Lakes - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Maori - Monuments, Kowhaiwhai, Waka - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region and Monuments - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region.

Part of:
Smith, Sydney Charles, 1888-1972 : Photographs of New Zealand, Reference Number PA-Group-00242 (1258 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Horizontal image

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service44. Wanganui. Monuments(PFP-009628)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Marginal notes on negative - right of image: SCS

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