Ward, Joseph George (Rt Hon Sir), 1856-1930

Merchant, politician, prime minister. Liberal Member of Parliament for Awarua 1887-1919, and for Invercargill 1925-1930; Minister of Finance and Prime Minister 1906-1912 and 1928-1930. Was appointed a KCMG during the royal visit of 1901. See DNZB (Vol 2, 1870-1900, p565-569, W9). The first New Zealander to receive an hereditary English title.

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Studio portrait of Sir Joseph Ward, Christchurch
Date: [ca 1905-1926] From: Maclay, Adam Henry Pearson, 1873-1955 :Negatives Ref: 1/2-185595-G Description: Photograph taken by Christchurch photographer Adam Henry Pearson Maclay. Source of descriptive information - Negative registers. Quantity: 1 b&w original n...
Date: 1899 - 1900 Ref: E-596-018 Description: Shows a half-length portrait of a portly bearded man in a suit with buttoned waistcoat (Seddon). To his left, a slimmer man with a boater and carefully-gromm...
Date: 1900 Ref: E-596-022/023 Description: Three head and shoulder studies of a man with a large dark moustache, possibly Joseph War. A facial view of Robert Stout in his judge's wig and gown. Two st...
Date: 1908 From: [Ephemera of octavo size relating to the New Zealand Navy, merchant navy, naval defence] By: Brett Printing and Publishing Company Ltd; Martin, J W H, active 1908 Ref: Eph-A-NAVY-1908-01 Description: Colour postcard issued to mark the visit to New Zealand of the American Fleet in 1908 shows head and shoulders vignette portraits of five men: the Mayor of A...
Hiscocks, Ercildoune Frederick, fl 1899-1940s :A twentieth century knight of St Michael and Saint George. Votes for women. It chanced that upon the third day of the reign of King George V that one Sir Joseph of Awarua - did girdle upon his jerkin belt his small sword. [1911]
Date: 1911 Ref: E-212-q-013 Description: Shows Sir Joseph Ward standing in a London Street alongside a suffragette who has chained herself to the railings outside the home of Winston Churchill. Ward...
Hiscocks, Ercildoune Frederick, fl 1899-1940s :We start ... We are pursued by a grizzly bear ... I save Theodore Roosevelt's life. [1911?]
Date: 1911 Ref: E-212-q-018 Description: Joseph Ward going hunting with Theodore Roosevelt. The pair are shown being pursued by a grizzly bear; 'My encounter with the Teddy Bear' (a startled Ward wa...
Hiscocks, Ercildoune Frederick, fl 1899-1940s :Their saviour from over the sea. Wireless urgent. Dear George. Just sighted Ireland. Alls well. Doc recovered mal-de-mer. Ever yours. Joe. [1911]
Date: 1911 Ref: E-212-q-028 Description: King George V in coronation robes reading a telegram from Joseph Ward, reassuring him that he is about to arrive on the shores of England. A group of Commonw...
Hiscocks, Ercildoune Frederick, fl 1899-1940s :[Portraits of Ward and Findlay]. 1 up on the 37th and Arthur Balfour beaten. George V visiting Joseph Ward and J G Findlay in their hotel. 1911]
Date: 1911 Ref: E-212-q-024 Description: Top views: head and shoulders drawings of Sir Joseph Ward and J G Findlay. Lower left: Ward on a golf-course beating Arthur Balfour in a round of golf. Bal...
Hiscocks, Ercildoune Frederick, fl 1899-1940s :Why do the nations so furiously rage together? E F Hiscocks [1911]
Date: 1911 Ref: E-212-q-006 Description: Shows Sir Joseph Ward in a central position dressed as a singing angel, a sheet of music from Handel's Messiah in one hand. He is surrounded by sobbing repr...
Hiscocks, Ercildoune Frederick, fl 1899-1940s :[Ward and Findlay in a speeding racing-car. Home rule for Scotland. 1911]
Date: 1911 Ref: E-212-q-025 Description: Top view: Sir Joseph Ward and J G Findlay in hats and goggles, in a very fast two-seater racing car. Lower view: Ward in Scottish clothing, smilingly offerin...
Date: 1992-1995 From: Bassett, Michael Edward Rainton (Dr), 1938- : Further papers Ref: 2012-028-88 Description: Research papers and correspondence relating to `Sir Joseph Ward : a political biography, published by Auckland University Press, 1993 Quantity: 1 folder(s)....
Hiscocks, Ercildoune Frederick, fl 1899-1940s :Your beater I presume? [Ward and Findlay out hunting]. Ye days of olde. When knights were bold. [Ward in a horse-race. 1911]
Date: 1911 Ref: E-212-q-022 Description: Top view: Sir Joseph Ward and J G Findlay hunting together, probably in England. One of them has shot the beater in the foot, and each is attempting to blame...
Hiscocks, Ercildoune Frederick, fl 1899-1940s :Collaring the capitalists. Check buk. A Carnegie. To Godsowncountry. Cheque book. John Rockfeller ... Roths[ch]ild [1911]
Date: 1911 Ref: E-212-q-012 Description: Shows Sir Joseph Ward leading a trail of rich men to New Zealand. At the front, arm-in-arm with Ward, are Andrew Carnegie, dressed in kilt and Scots bonnet a...
Date: Jul 1930 From: Bassett, Michael Edward Rainton (Dr), 1938- : Further papers Ref: MSZ-1579 Description: Album comprises issues of New Zealand newspapers issued after the death of Sir Joseph Ward on 8 July 1930. Given to Michael Bassett in 1982 Quantity: 1 vo...
Date: 1991-1993 From: Bassett, Michael Edward Rainton (Dr), 1938- : Further papers Ref: 2012-028-89 Description: Research papers and correspondence relating to `Sir Joseph Ward : a political biography, published by Auckland University Press, 1993 Quantity: 1 folder(s)...
Hiscocks, Ercildoune Frederick, fl 1899-1940s :New Zealand's (most) Savage Club. [1911 or 1912?]
Date: 1911 Ref: E-212-q-016 Description: A concert performance given by a choir. The choir members, on a stage lit by candles in bottles, are members of the Opposition, led by William Massey in the ...
Date: [ca 1900-1992] From: Bassett, Michael Edward Rainton (Dr), 1938- : Further papers Ref: 2012-028-187 Description: Papers relating to aquisition of copies of photographs of Sir Joseph Ward from various institutions for possible use as illustrations in Bassetts biography o...
Hiscocks, Ercildoune Frederick, fl 1899-1940s :Home rule. A present from New Zealand. E F Hiscocks, [1911]
Date: 1911 Ref: E-212-q-005 Description: Shows Sir Joseph Ward in a central position, elaborately dressed possibly for the coronation of King George V. He hands a roll of parchment marked Home rule ...
Hiscocks, Ercildoune Frederick, fl 1899-1940s :The picture of the year. H M King George and - H E H British Empire Adviser in chief - by John Sargent R A. Purchased by public subscription & presented to H I H the German Emperor. J S. E F Hiscocks [1911]
Date: 1911 Ref: E-212-q-009 Description: Shows Sir Joseph Ward in a central position in a supposed portrait by John Singer Sargent, with the much larger crowned Ward placing his hand on the shoulder...
Hiscocks, Ercildoune Frederick, fl 1899-1940s :Joe Ward abroad. The coronation of King George V "Long live the King' by E F Hiscocks 1911
Date: 1911 Ref: E-212-q-004 Description: Shows Sir Joseph Ward in a central position at the coronation of King George V, the crown on his head, with the King as a side-show on the right, Ward casual...