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Reading the proclamation declaring Rarotonga part of the British Empire, Oct 8. 1900 - Photograph taken by Malcolm Ross, 8 October 1900

Reference Number: PA1-q-633-12

Lord Ranfurly (at centre, in cocked hat) reading the proclamation declaring Rarotonga part of the British Empire. Photograph taken by Malcolm Ross on the cruise of HMS Mildura to the Cook Islands, Niue and Tonga, October 1900, during which the Cook Islands and Niue were annexed on behalf of New Zealand.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Uchter John Mark Knox Ranfurly, Avarua, Colonial administrators and Cook Islands - Annexation to New Zealand.

Part of:
Album documenting the Pacific cruise of Lord Ranfurly on HMS Mildura in October 1900, and the annexation for New Zealand of the Cook Islands and Niue., Reference Number PA1-q-633 (9 digitised items)
Ranfurly family :Photographs, Reference Number PAColl-5745 (114 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 153 x 212 mm mounted on album page 253 x 314 mm. Photographs

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Reading the Proclamation declaring Rarotonga part of the British Empire Oct 8. 1900.

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