Miroslav Josef Smutny submitting his naturalisation certificate at the first public naturalisation ceremony in New Zealand

Miroslav Josef Smutny submitting his naturalisation certificate at the first public naturalisation ceremony in New Zealand
Date
24 May 1955
Ref
EP/1955/1044
Description

Miroslav Josef Smutny, born in Czechoslavakia, submitting his naturalisation certificate for counter signing by the Mayor, R L Macalister, and a representative of Internal Affairs, Ted Fairway, at the first public naturalisation ceremony in New Zealand. Photographed in Wellington on 24th May 1955 by an unidentified Evening Post staff photographer.

Publication notes: Published in Michael Bassett's 'The Mother of all Departments: The history of the Department of Internal Affairs', 1997, p.151.

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).

Physical Description: Cellulose triacetate negatives, 5.6 x 5.6 cm

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Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper / Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper
Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Acetate negatives, Cellulose triacetate negatives, 5.6 x 5.6 cm, Orientation: Square image
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Miroslav Josef Smutny submitting his naturalisation certificate at the first public naturalisation ceremony in New Zealand. Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper. Ref: EP/1955/1044. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22397944

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