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Large group of apprentices seated for their first exam at the Hutt Railway Workshops in 1930, situated in the staff social hall at the workshops, 1930

Reference Number: APG-1803-1/2-G

Large group of apprentices about to sit their first exam in 1930. They are seated at long tables in the social hall at the Hutt Railway Workshops. The room has been decorated in preparation for a ball, with streamers and lanterns hung from the ceiling; this view looking towards the back of the hall. Photographed by Albert Percy Godber.For another view of the decorations in the hall, looking towards the stage, see APG-1799-1/2.

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1 image, related to Woburn, Lanterns, Apprentices, Examinations, Halls - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Railway workshops and yards - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Festive decorations - New Zealand - Wellington 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. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: Identification of subject and location from Godber's own index at TL 6/1/15 (filed in Photographic Archives), in the 1/2 plate sequence under: A. Apprentice exam. Hutt Shops. 1930. The first exam. Box 122.

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".

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