Mr W Malin, Athletic Park groundsman, with roofing nails collected from playing surface after storm

Mr W Malin, Athletic Park groundsman, with roofing nails collected from playing surface after storm
Date
19 April 1968
Ref
EP/1968/1656/37-F
Description

Mr W Malin, Athletic Park groundsman, with one of three buckets of roofing nails collected from the playing surface at Athletic Park, Wellington, photographed 19 April 1968 by an Evening Post staff photographer.

Original newspaper caption states "....Mr Malin (a 1920-21 Wellington rugby representative), the park caretaker (Mr P A Hinds) and four other workers spent two days clearing the ground from the aftermath of last Wednesdays storm. Lead-capped nails were showered onto the ground after roofing iron on the main stand was lifted and hurled down by fierce wind....". (Evening Post, 19 April 1968).

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s) individual image on negative strip.

Physical Description: Cellulose triacetate negative, 35mm

Additional description

Alternative form available: Print in Turnbull Library Pictures Evening Post illustrations file at EP-Municipal-Athletic Park-05

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Part of
Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers / Mr W Malin, Athletic Park groundsman, with roofing nails collected from playing surface after storm
Format
1 b&w original negative(s) individual image on negative strip, Negatives, Cellulose triacetate negative, 35mm
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Mr W Malin, Athletic Park groundsman, with roofing nails collected from playing surface after storm. Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers. Ref: EP/1968/1656/37-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22744423

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