Toast card for the farewell breakfast given for colonists departing England for Canterbury, New Zealand, 7 Jul 1850 (date of toast card)
Reference Number: MNZ-1213-1/2-F
Photograph of a toast card produced for the farewell breakfast given at Blackwall, England, on the 30th of July, 1850, for colonists departing for Canterbury, New Zealand. Toasts were to be made to: the Queen; Prince Albert and the royal family; the Church and the bishop designate of Lyttelton; The army and navy; the departing colonists; John Robert Godley; Lord Lyttelton; and to the success of Canterbury. The list of speakers included: Lord Lyttelton, Rev W Sewell, Earl Nelson, the Bishop of Norwich, Lord Wharncliffe, J Simeon (MP), J E Fitzgerald, Lord J Manners, and W G Brittan. The following songs were listed: the National Anthem; Das ist der Vaterland; The Christ Church bells; Rule Britannia; Hearts of Oak; A Health to the Outward Bound; The Fine Old English Gentleman; and Should Auld Aquaintance Be Forgot.
Making New Zealand:Negatives and prints from the Making New Zealand Centennial collection, Reference Number PAColl-3060 (311 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w copy negative(s)Film negative. Vertical imageSingle negative
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures325. Emigration and immigration. 1850(PFP-026705)
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