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Dedication of the Tangiwai memorial, Karori Cemetery, Wellington., 1957

Reference Number: 1/2-152981-F

The Very Reverend James Baird, vice-president of the National Council of Churches, dedicating the memorial for victims of the Tangiwai disaster, Karori Cemetery, Wellington, 1957. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Rev James Baird, Karori Cemetery, Tangiwai railway disaster, Karori, Memorials - New Zealand - Wellington region, Wreaths and Tombs - Wellington Region.

Part of:
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w copy negative(s)Film negative. Single photograph

Historical Notes: The Tangiwai railway disaster occurred on Christmas eve, 1953, during the first visit to New Zealand of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellington. Karori. Cemetery. 1957(PFP-026177)

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