Digitised Image

Opening of Parliament, 1950-1950

Reference Number: 114/164/49-G

Governor-General Sir Bernard Freyberg and Lady Freyberg stand at the foot of the steps of Parliament while a crowd huddles in the rain under the statue of Richard Seddon at the opening of Parliament in 1950. The Wellington Hotel and Tivoli Theatre on Molesworth Street are in the background. Photograph taken 29 June 1950 by an Evening Post staff photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Dry plate photonegatives, related to Bernard Cyril Freyberg Freyberg, Wellington Hotel (Wellington), Artcraft Theatre (Wellington), New Zealand. Parliament, Molesworth Street, Governors general - New Zealand, New Zealand - Politics and government, Opening rites and Parliament buildings.

Part of:
Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-0614-1 (5390 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 negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 3.25 x 4.25 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "Evening Post Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library"

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