First Anzac Day Ceremony in Napier

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A photograph of the first Anzac Day Ceremony in Napier on Marine Parade, 25 April 1916.

The large crowd is gathered around a podium set up for speakers and dignitaries. The commemoration possibly took place on the court in front of the Masonic Hotel along Marine Parade. A man in military uniform is leaning over the podium speaking to people in the crowd. Near the podium a group that appear to be school girls are wearing boater hats.
Participants in the Anzac commemoration are visible standing all the way to the sea wall. People are also seated along the sea wall.

Photographer, unknown.
Date, 1916.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted on card.
Height x Width: 108 x 155mm
Height x Width: 199 x 250mm
Subject period
Subject date
25 Apr 1916
Display location
Current rights
Credit Line
gifted by F J Griffin
Other number(s)
1654, m56/10, 78121

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