Manuscript, Proclamation of Death of Queen Victoria

MacKay, John
The New Zealand Gazette
Production date
23 Jan 1901

Object detail

Brief Description
The New Zealand Gazette Extraordinary entitled: Proclamation of Death of Queen Victoria. Published by authority. Wellington, Wednesday January 23, 1901.

The proclamation reads: The Government has received, with the deepest sorrow, the announcement of the death of Her Most Gracious Majesty, Queen Victoria on the evening of the 22nd instant, at half-past six o'clock. Tomorrow (Thursday) will be observed as a day of mourning throughout the colony. The officers at the Government Buildings are relieved from duty to-morrow, Friday and Saturday. Signed by W C Walker for the Colonial Secretary.
Production date
23 Jan 1901
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Printed on paper with black ink.
Height x Width: 345 x 210mm
Subject period
Subject date
23 Jan 1901
Credit line
gifted by Mr C F H Pollock
Other number(s)
m53/8, 55525


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