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Empire Day photo of Queen Victoria statue, Cambridge Terrace, Wellington, [24 May 1957]

Reference Number: PAColl-7796-52

Photograph looking up to the statue of Queen Victoria on Cambridge Terrace in Wellington, taken through a gap between a serviceman and a civilian who are standing in front of it. The serviceman holds the hilt of a sword. Photograph taken on Empire Day in 1957 (24 May), by an unidentified photographer for the Evening Post.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Queen of Great Britain Victoria, Cambridge Terrace and Statues - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Evening Post photographic prints, Reference Number PAColl-0614-2 (404 digitised items)
Evening Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PA-Group-00287 (5802 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 21.7 x 16.5 cm. Vertical imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - top right: Empire Day / D/C x 5 1/2 / L N / Frid; Verso - centre left: Evening Post / Wellington / May 1957 / Copyright Photograph [Evening Post stamp]; Verso - bottom centre: 24 May 1957 [Date stamp]; Verso - bottom centre: Queen Victoria looks steadily down Cambridge Terrace and civilians and servicemen combine to pay tribute to her memory in an Empire Day ceremony this morning. [clipping attached from original publication]

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