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Empire Day celebration, Wellington, 24 May 1940

Reference Number: PAColl-8557-51

Empire Day celebrations, Cambridge Terrace, Wellington, 24 May 1940. Shows Leonard Tripp, president of the Wellington branch of the Royal Empire Society, reading a message from former New Zealand Governor General Lord Bledisloe. He is standing at the foot of the statue of Queen Victoria (not visible), surrounded by a group. A woman holds a large wreath. Taken by an unidentified photographer for the Evening Post.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Leonard Owen Howard Tripp, Charles Bathurst Bledisloe, Royal Empire Society, Cambridge Terrace, New Zealand - Foreign relations - Great Britain, Wreaths and Empire Day.

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, 11.2 x 18.9 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - [stamped in ink] 25 May 1940

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