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Mr W Malin, Athletic Park groundsman, with roofing nails collected from playing surface after storm, 19 April 1968

Reference Number: EP/1968/1656/37-F

Mr W Malin, Athletic Park groundsman, with one of three buckets of roofing nails collected from the playing surface at Athletic Park, Wellington, photographed 19 April 1968 by an Evening Post staff photographer.

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Mr W Malin, Athletic Park groundsman, with roofing nails collected from playing surface after storm, Reference Number EP/1968/1656-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 states "....Mr Malin (a 1920-21 Wellington rugby representative), the park caretaker (Mr P A Hinds) and four other workers spent two days clearing the ground from the aftermath of last Wednesdays storm. Lead-capped nails were showered onto the ground after roofing iron on the main stand was lifted and hurled down by fierce wind....". (Evening Post, 19 April 1968).

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

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