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Crowd outside the tobbaconist shop of R Farmer, on the corner of Perry and Queen Streets, Masterton, 22 July 1884

Reference Number: 1/2-011707

A crowd of people outside the tobacconists store run by R Farmer in Masterton, 22 July 1884, the day of the general election. The group includes a row of boys and some unidentified Maori. Above, three male effigies are attached to the upper wall of the shop. These represent the three candidates for the seat. They are George Beetham (the dandy), who was the winner of the election, R E Hawkins (the pirate), and A W Hogg (the pig). The photograph was taken by Albert Edward Winzenberg, from the verandah of the Club Hotel. (The effigies were later auctioned).

Key terms:
1 image, related to George Beetham, Alexander Wilson Hogg, R E Hawkins, Masterton, Crowds, Tobacco industry, Elections and Men, Maori.

Part of:
Winzenberg, Albert Edward, 1865-1931 :Negatives of Wairarapa and Taranaki, Reference Number PAColl-3069 (4 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service43. Masterton. c 1900s(PFP-003037)

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