Digitised Image

Opening of the electric tramway, Christchurch, 3 May 1905

Reference Number: 1/1-008404-G

At the parade celebrating the opening of the electric tramway in Christchurch, 3 May 1905. Shows a crowd in Cathedral Square, alongside a double decker tram decorated with foliage and a Union Jack. Two women stand by a pram in the foreground. Press newspaper photograph. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Cathedral Square, Crowds, Events, Women - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Infant carriers, Opening rites, Trams - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Parades - New Zealand - Canterbury Region and Celebrations.

Part of:
The Press (Newspaper) :Negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00103 (247 digitised items)

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

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures388. Trams. Christchurch. 1905(PFP-026544)

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