Photograph of Hamish Murphy looking at wedding pictures of his Thai wife - Photograph taken by Phil Reid

Photograph of Hamish Murphy looking at wedding pictures of his Thai wife - Photograph taken by Phil Reid
Date
7 April 1998
Ref
EP/1998/1067/32-F
Description

Hamish Murphy, hot dog vendor at Wellington railway station, looks at wedding pictures of his Thai wife, Duangkamon Suwan, photographed on 7th April 1998 at his stand by Evening Post staff photographer Phil Reid.

Original caption reads: "A Wellington hot dog vendor is steaming after he was forced to return to New Zealand without his Thai bride just two weeks after their wedding. Hamish Murphy - who for the past five years has run a hot dog stand at Wellington railway station - married his sweetheart Duangkamon Suwan in a Buddhist ceremony in Thailand last month...When they applied for the (visitor's) visa...an official told the newlyweds...Ms Suwan would have to wait at least another six months before being granted the visa."

Quantity: 1 colour original negative(s) individual image on a 35mm strip.

Finding Aids: Print in Turnbull Library Pictures Evening Post illustrations file at EP-Politics-Immigration-01.

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Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers / Photographs of Hamish Murphy and his Thai wife Duangkamon Suwan - Photographs taken by Phil Reid
Format
1 colour original negative(s) individual image on a 35mm strip, Negatives
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Photograph of Hamish Murphy looking at wedding pictures of his Thai wife - Photograph taken by Phil Reid. Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers. Ref: EP/1998/1067/32-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23047788

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