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Funeral for the victims of the Ballantyne's Department Store fire, Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch, 24 Nov 1947

Reference Number: PAColl-7171-88

Funeral for victims of the Ballantyne's Department Store fire, at Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Bromley, Christchurch, 24 November 1947. Shows a row of coffins surrounded by arum lilies and other flowers. Mourners are alongside. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Ruru Lawn Cemetery (Christchurch), J Ballantyne & Company Ltd, Bromley, Cemeteries - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Burial - New Zealand - Canterbury Region and Funeral rites and ceremonies.

Part of:
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 16.7 x 21.7 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures393. Funerals(PFP-029072)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - at graveside 2 row [sic] of victims are being carried to graves

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