Notice. If official notification is received that an armistice with Germany has been signed, the fact will be announced to the public by the firing of guns. ... By authority, Marcus F Marks, Government Printer, Wellington - 1918.

Notice. If official notification is received that an armistice with Germany has been signed, the fact will be announced to the public by the firing of guns. ... By authority, Marcus F Marks, Government Printer, Wellington - 1918.
Date
1918
By
Marks, Marcus Francis, 1863-1951
Ref
Eph-B-WAR-WI-Peace-1918-01
Description

A notice outlining the ceremony to take place if the armistice has been signed.

The text continues: "One hour after the first gun His Excellency the Governor-General will, from the terrace in front of the Parliamentary Library Buildings, formally read the official Despatch and announce the cessation of hostilities."

"The public will be admitted to the Parliament Grounds. The library porch and steps and the enclosed terrace will be reserved for Members of both Houses of Parliament and their wives, Naval and Military officers in uniform, the heads of the Departments of the Public Service, the Mayors and Mayoresses of Wellington and of the Suburban Boroughs, City and Borough Councillors, and members of the Harbour Board".

"After the Dominion ceremony at the Parliament Buildings the City ceremonies already announced by His Worship the Mayor will be held at the Town Hall. The City ceremony will commence two hours after the first gun."

"If the first gun fires before 9 am, the ceremony at the Parliament Buildings will be held at 10.30 am, and the City ceremony at 11.30 am. If the first gun fires after 5 pm, the Dominion ceremony will be hold at 10.30 on the following morning."

Quantity: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s).

Physical Description: Offset print, 342 x 220 mm.

Additional description

Alternative form available: Scanned from original

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of
[Ephemera up to quarto size relating to peace announcements and celebrations after World War I. 1918-1919]
Format
1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s), Ephemera, Offset photomechanical prints, Posters, Offset print, 342 x 220 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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Marks, Marcus Francis, 1863-1951. Notice. If official notification is received that an armistice with Germany has been signed, the fact will be announced to the public by the firing of guns. ... By authority, Marcus F Marks, Government Printer, Wellington - 1918.. [Ephemera up to quarto size relating to peace announcements and celebrations after World War I. 1918-1919]. Ref: Eph-B-WAR-WI-Peace-1918-01. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23240373

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