People gathering for the funeral of Prime Minister Norman Kirk

People gathering for the funeral of Prime Minister Norman Kirk
Date
1974
Ref
AW-1114
Description

People gathering for the state funeral of Prime Minister Norman Kirk on 4th September 1974, at St Paul's Cathedral, Molesworth Street, Wellington. Images 2 to 4 show the coffin being born aloft on the shoulders of the pallbearers. Frames 5 to 8 show a woman leading a tangi, standing in front of a large group of Māori, showing the respect they held for Kirk. Frame 9 shows Prince Charles who came to New Zealand to represent the Queen at the funeral. A young woman is wearing a korowai (cloak) in frame 10. Frame 12 shows people lining the streets waiting to watch the cortege go by, cars led by a police car. Unless otherwise stated, all persons are unidentified. Photographs taken by Ans Westra.

Source of descriptive information - Notes written by Westra, accompanying the corresponding proof sheet

Quantity: 4 b&w original negative(s) 120 strips containing 12 images.

Physical Description: Cellulose acetate roll film

Use/Reproduction
All requests for copies, use and reproduction, must be sent to Ans Westra's agent Suite Tirohanga at westra@suite.co.nz and 04 976 7663. Copyright: Copyright held by Ans Westra
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of
Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs
Format
4 b&w original negative(s) 120 strips containing 12 images, Negatives, Cellulose acetate roll film
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People gathering for the funeral of Prime Minister Norman Kirk. Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs. Ref: AW-1114. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/37964938

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