Police and a barbed wire barricade at Invercargill's Rugby Park - Photograph taken by Stuart Menzies

Police and a barbed wire barricade at Invercargill's Rugby Park - Photograph taken by Stuart Menzies
Date
8 August 1981
By
Menzies, Stuart, active 1981-2004
Ref
EP-Ethics-Demonstrations-1981 Springbok Tour-01
Description

Original Evening Post caption reads: "While the Springboks played Southland at Invercargill's Rugby Park on Saturday, a line of police, ordered to watch the crowd and not the game, man a barricade of barbed wire ringing the playing field. The wire was laid on Friday by soldiers against a possible invasion of the ground by demonstrators." Photographed on 8th August 1981 by Stuart Menzies and printed in the Evening Post newspaper on 10th August 1981.

Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).

Physical Description: Silver gelatin print 16.6 x 21.7 cm

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Part of
Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers / Demonstrations regarding the Springbok rugby tour of 1981
Format
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Gelatin silver prints, Silver gelatin print 16.6 x 21.7 cm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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Menzies, Stuart, active 1981-2004. Police and a barbed wire barricade at Invercargill's Rugby Park - Photograph taken by Stuart Menzies. Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers. Ref: EP-Ethics-Demonstrations-1981 Springbok Tour-01. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23121408

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