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Official guests at the opening of the Memorial Hall, Wellington College, Wellington City, New Zealand, 2 March 1928

Reference Number: EP-Education-Secondary Schools-Wellington College-07

Sir Charles Fergusson speaking at the official opening of the Memorial Hall, Wellington College, New Zealand. The group is ranged below the memorial window. Photographed for the Evening Post newspaper by an unknown photographer on 2 March 1928

Key terms:
1 image, related to Francis Joseph Rolleston, Sir Charles Fergusson, William Livingstone Hatchwell Sinclair-Burgess, William Hughes Field, W F Ward, Kelly & Co, War memorials - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Opening rites and Stained glass - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Wellington College, Reference Number EP-Education-Secondary Schools-Wellington College (8 digitised items)
Activities and buildings relating to education, Reference Number EP-Education-Secondary Schools (13 digitised items)
Activities and buildings relating to education, Reference Number EP-Education (15 digitised items)
Evening Post illustrations file, Reference Number PAColl-7327-1 (342 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Silver gelatin print 15.5 x 20.7 cm. Single photograph

Historical Notes: The memorial stained glass window was designed by an artist (name not known) employed by the firm who made the window. This firm was Kelly & Co of Finsbury, London, who are described in a docment from the Wellington College archives as "an old established firm that has had much experience in designing stained glass windows, especially for memorials to men who had fallen in the Great War."(Information from Paddianne Neely, archivist, Wellington College).

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