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Volkswagen Beetle cars and their owners at Kaiwharawhara - Photograph taken by John Nicholson, 27 February 1992

Reference Number: EP/1992/0788/16-F

Volkswagen Beetle cars and their owners, photographed at Kaiwharawhara, Wellington, on 27 February 1992 by Evening Post staff photographer John Nicholson. In the foreground are Steve Brown amd his 1969 VW Beetle "Humbug" and Brian Thompson, from More FM promotions.

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Volkswagen Beetle cars and their owners at Kaiwharawhara - Photograph taken by John Nicholson, Reference Number EP/1992/0788-F (1 digitised items)
Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-7327-2 (1639 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) individual image on negative stripCellulose triacetate negative, 35mm. Single negative

Historical Notes: Original newspaper caption reads "Nobody knew the real reason they were there, but 11 examples of Hitler's revenge - the Volkswagen Beetle - paraded before bemused commuters on the Hutt Motorway today. The visual spectacle, complemented by a cacophony of horn-blowing to vague tunes over the airwaves, was organised by Wellington radio station More FM."

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

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "The Dominion Post Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

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