New Zealand events and personalities, etc

Date
Sep 1949
Ref
PAColl-0785-1-162
Description

Photographs published in NZ Free Lance, Sep 1949

Includes: E G Christian, supervisor of staff training at New Zealand Railways correspondence school with his assistant A G de Joux; Mrs L Flower with her collection of jugs; Miss Margaret Haddon-Jones, music tutor for adult education department of Victoria University College and her pupils, making and playing woodwind instruments.

Also: Damage done by an explosion to a house nextdoor to Mansion's Private Hotel, Ghuznee Street, Wellington; furniture and other items to be exhibited by the Dominion Museum, Wellington (after being in storage during the war years); new 5,000-line automatic telephone exchange at Lower Hutt.

Also: Procession walking down `Royal Mile', Edinburgh to mark the opening of the Edinburgh International Festival of Music and Drama; construction of Auckland Electric Power Board building in Newmarket; Kent Wong sexing chicks at E Chambers' farm, Hornby; opening of Kahungunu War Memorial at Nuhaka by Rt Hon Peter Fraser; New Zealand Railways laboratory (chemists testing for faults); Molyneux River hydro-electric power scheme (Roxburgh camp); public gardens in Christchurch & Wellington in Spring; Omarama; Larry Frost of Ruapehu Ski Club; electric train on display in a London department store at Christmas time.

Quantity: 35 b&w original photographic print(s).

Physical Description: Silver gelatin prints

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Part of
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives / Photographic prints
Format
35 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Silver gelatin prints
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