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Prime Minister, Joseph Ward, on the steps of the General Assembly Library, Wellington, reading his message at an official ceremony during which New Zealand was proclaimed a dominion, 26 Sep 1907

Reference Number: 1/1-008649-G

Prime Minister Sir Joseph Ward, on the steps of the General Assembly Library building, Wellington, reading his "message to the people of New Zealand" at an official ceremony during which Lord Plunket (to right of Ward) proclaimed Zealand as a dominion. Looks up the stairs, towards Ward. Shows a crowd on the right, and men in military uniform on the left. Photograph taken by the Christchurch Press newspaper on the 26th of September, 1907. Photographer unidentified.

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1 image, related to William Lee Plunket Plunket, Rt Hon Sir Joseph George Ward, General Assembly Library (Wellington), Parliament Buildings, New Zealand - Politics and government, Dominion Day (New Zealand) and Rites and ceremonies - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

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 Pictures329. Politics and Government. 1907(PFP-026902)

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