Wing Commander R M McKay and Speaker of the House Mr Whitehead holding a mace, 25 March 1975
Reference Number: EP/1975/1186/12
Original Evening Post caption reads: "Preparing for the pomp and tradition of the opening of Parliament today are the Sergeant-at-arms, Wing Commander R M McKay (left), and the Speaker of the House (Mr Whitehead). They are holding the impressive golden mace which the Sergeant-at-arms lays on the table of the House before a sitting commences to indicate that the Speaker is in charge". Photograph taken 25 March 1975 by an unidentified Evening Post staff photographer.
Wing Commander R M McKay and Speaker of the House Mr Whitehead holding a mace, Reference Number EP/1975/1186 (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 b&w original negative(s) individual image on a 35mm negative stripNegatives
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