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Dignitaries arriving for the unveiling of the Wellington Provincial Centennial, Petone, Lower Hutt, Wellington, 22 Jan 1940

Reference Number: PAColl-8557-28

Dignitaries arriving, amongst a crowd, for the unveiling of the Wellington Provincial Centennial Memorial in Petone, Lower Hutt, Wellington, on 22 January 1940. Shows the Governor General, Lord Galway (centre, holding a pale hat), Lady Galway, Mr London (Mayor of Petone), the Honourable Walter Nash (Minister of Finance), and the Honourable Peter Fraser (Prime Minister). The man behind the main figures is possibly photographer Jeremy Garvitch. Photograph taken by an unidentified staff photographer for the 'Evening Post'.

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1 image, related to Jeremy Veniamin Garvitch, Rt Hon Peter Fraser, George Vere Monckton-Arundell Galway, Lucia Emily Margaret Galway, Sir Walter Nash, Wellington Provincial Centennial Memorial (Petone), Petone, Governors general - New Zealand, Crowds, Prime ministers and Members of parliament.

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 15.8 x 20.7 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures920. Galway, George Vere Arundell Monckton-Arundell. 1940(PFP-031631)

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