Bunthan Chan, president of the Cambodian Buddhists' Association, with a Cambodian Buddha sculpture at Dunbar Sloane Ltd, Wellington - Photograph taken by Ross Giblin, 19 April 1983
Reference Number: EP/1983/1389/5-F
Original Evening Post caption reads: "The proposed auction tomorrow of a valuable 16th-17th century Cambodian buddha is concerning members of the Cambodian Buddhists' Association who wish to obtain the sacred figurine for their own religious services...The president of the Cambodian Buddhists' Association, Mr Bunthan Chan, said the 70cm-high figurine had a great religious and cultural significance for the displaced Cambodian community...". Photograph taken on 19 April 1983 by Evening Post staff photographer Ross Giblin.
Bunthan Chan, president of the Cambodian Buddhists' Association, with a Cambodian Buddha sculpture at Dunbar Sloane Ltd, Wellington - Photographs taken by Ross Giblin, Reference Number EP/1983/1389-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)
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