Mounted Photograph, Napier City Celebrations

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Mounted Photograph, Napier City Celebrations, Post and Telegraph Department Float.

The handwritten caption reads: The photograph features the Carrier of News and Knowledge Instrument of Trade and Industry float, seen from the side.

A woman is seated on a throne on top of the float and two women sit on either side of her. The float is decorated with silhouettes representing the history of the mail service, by foot, pack-horse, mail-coach and train.
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Media/Materials description
Brown cardboard; photograph; handwritten caption in black ink
Length x Width: 330 x 203mm
Height x Width: 144 x 193mm
H.B. ART GALLERY & MUSEUM, Stamp, Stamped
H.B. ART GALLERY & MUSEUM, Stamp, Stamped
Napier City Celebrations, Folder 3., Inscription, Handwritten
Subject period
Subject date
20th Century
Other number(s)
10478, 70142


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