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Police searching the hills above Melrose Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand, 21 September 1961

Reference Number: EP-Accidents-Missing persons-1950s to 1979-01

Part of a line of between 60 and 70 policemen advancing up the hills above Melrose Terrace in a yard by yard concentrated search for the body of Wendy Mayes.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Wendy Catherine Mayes, Wellington City, Police - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Missing persons.

Part of:
Photographs relating to missing persons, Reference Number EP-Accidents-Missing persons-1950s to 1979 (1 digitised items)
Accidents, Reference Number EP-Accidents (8 digitised items)
Evening Post illustrations file, Reference Number PAColl-7327-1 (342 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print, 24.5 x 20 cm. Photographs

Historical Notes: Lower Hutt girl Wendy Catherine Mayes went missing in September 1961 after answering an advertisment for a photographer's model. Neither she or her ramains have ever been found.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

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