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Entrance gateway to Ebbett Park, Hastings, created from carvings from different Maori buildings., [ca 1930s]

Reference Number: APG-0960-1/2-G

Entrance gateway to Ebbett Park, Hastings, created from carvings from different Maori buildings. Donated by George Ebbett, an early mayor of Hastings. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber, circa 1930s.

Key terms:
1 image, related to George Ebbett, Ebbett Park, Whare nui - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region and Parks - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region.

Part of:
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Vertical imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The gateway, created from carvings from different Maori buildings, led to Ebbett House. The house was a Maori meeting house reputed to have been obtained by an officer of the Imperial Army, from its original site possibly in the Upper Waikato area. After his death it was stored in Auckland from where it was bought by George Ebbett in 1917, and resited at Ebbett Park in Hastings. See "Maori meeting houses of the North Island" by John C M Cresswell, 1977 (p120-121)

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

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "A P Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures3. Hastings. Parks etc. Ebbett(PFP-024639)

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