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Politicians and a crowd, outside Parliament Buildings, upon the declaration of war with Germany, August 1914

Reference Number: 1/2-048457-G

Politicians and a crowd, outside Parliament Buildings, upon the declaration of war with Germany, August 1914. Prime Minister William Ferguson Massey is in the middle ground, with the white moustache. Second on his right is the The Governor General of New Zealand, Lord Liverpool. Next to the Earl, with the black moustache, is the Leader of the Opposition, Joseph George Ward. Policemen are amongst the people in the foreground. Photograph taken by Sydney Charles Smith.

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1 image, related to Rt Hon William Ferguson Massey, Rt Hon Sir Joseph George Ward, Arthur William de Brito Savile Foljambe Liverpool, Wellington City, Prime ministers, Politicians and War, Declaration of.

Part of:
Smith, Sydney Charles, 1888-1972 : Photographs of New Zealand, Reference Number PA-Group-00242 (1258 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 Service41. Wellington. Parliament Buildings(PFP-003584)

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