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Free public library and art gallery, Wellesley Street East, Auckland. Ceremony of opening the library at half-past two, Saturday, March 26, 1887. [Printed by] Star Office, Auckland.

Reference Number: Eph-B-LIBRARY-1887-01

A programme of music and speeches for the opening of the free public library in Wellesley Street Auckland. The front cover shows an illustration of the building with text and an ornate border. Speeches were by the Mayor His Worship A Devore, Sir George Grey, Thomas Peacock, J M Clark, W R Waddel, Sir George Maurice O'Rorke, and the music conductor was Herr Carl Schmitt. Inside is a portrait of Sir George Grey, and the back cover shows the words of "God save the King" and a pot of lilies.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ephemera, Programmes and Lithographs, related to William Richard Waddel, Auckland Star (Newspaper. 1887-1991), Sir George Grey, George Maurice O'Rorke, James McCosh Clark, Carl Gustave David Schmitt, Thomas Peacock, A Devore, Auckland Public Library, Wellesley Street, Public libraries - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Borders, Ornamental (Decorative arts) and Opening rites.

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Free public library and art gallery, Wellesley Street East, Auckland. Ceremony of opening the library at half-past two, Saturday, March 26, 1887. [Printed by] Star Office, Auckland., Reference Number Eph-B-LIBRARY-1887-01 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Lithograph, two colours, on folded programme 260 x 207 mm.. Ephemera

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