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Fire extinguishing demonstration for the Emergency Precautions Scheme, Island Bay, Wellington, during World War II, [ca 17 May 1941]

Reference Number: PAColl-8557-44

Fire extinguishing demonstration for the Emergency Precautions Scheme, Island Bay, Wellington, circa 17 May 1941. Shows an unidentified man hosing down some debris. Photograph taken by an unidentified staff photographer for the Evening Post.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Emergency Precautions Service, Island Bay, Fire drills, Fire extinction, Fire extinction - Equipment and supplies, Emergency management, World War, 1939-1945 - Civil defence - New Zealand and World War, 1939-1945 - New Zealand.

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 16.4 x 21.4 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - WWII NZ Island Bay EPS Fire extinquishing demonstration ; Verso - stamped in ink - Copyright Photograph May 17 1941 "The Evening Post" Wellington NZ

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