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Photograph of Hamish Murphy looking at wedding pictures of his Thai wife - Photograph taken by Phil Reid, 7 April 1998

Reference Number: EP/1998/1067/32-F

Hamish Murphy, hot dog vendor at Wellington railway station, looks at wedding pictures of his Thai wife, Duangkamon Suwan, photographed on 7th April 1998 at his stand by Evening Post staff photographer Phil Reid.

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1 image, related to Wellington Railway Station and Wellington City.

Part of:
Photographs of Hamish Murphy and his Thai wife Duangkamon Suwan - Photographs taken by Phil Reid, Reference Number EP/1998/1067-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 colour original negative(s) individual image on a 35mm stripNegatives

Historical Notes: Original caption reads: "A Wellington hot dog vendor is steaming after he was forced to return to New Zealand without his Thai bride just two weeks after their wedding. Hamish Murphy - who for the past five years has run a hot dog stand at Wellington railway station - married his sweetheart Duangkamon Suwan in a Buddhist ceremony in Thailand last month...When they applied for the (visitor's) visa...an official told the newlyweds...Ms Suwan would have to wait at least another six months before being granted the visa."

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