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Governor General of New Zealand, Lord Cobham, and his wife, on Pukapuka Island, Cook Islands, [ca Aug 1959]

Reference Number: PAColl-8602-15

Governor General of New Zealand, Lord Cobham, and his wife, on Pukapuka Island, Cook Islands, in 1959. Shows them held high, on a decorated chair carried upon the shoulders of local men, passing through a village. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Charles John Lyttelton Cobham, Lady Elizabeth Alison Cobham, Pukapuka, Governors general - New Zealand, Governors general's spouses, Cook Islanders and Visits of state.

Part of:
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 15.5 x 21.8 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - caption from New Zealand Free Lance, attached to back of print: Borne shoulder high, on a decorated sofa, by sturdy islanders, Their Excellencies enter the main village on beautiful Pukapuka Island. The atoll is on the most remote in the northern Cook Group."; Verso - Published 12 Aug 1959 page 23

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