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About this object
A postcard photograph of a float and activity surrounding Napier Mardi Gras, circa 1920.

The photograph is taken along Marine Parade looking across the road from the Municipal Baths. The float is constructed over a car and decorated with Chinese lanterns, parasols, fabric and foliage. It has a second prize certificate on the front.People are walking along Marine Parade in the direction of Coote Road. In the bottom left of the image a woman is visible walking along the street holding a package. Homes along Marine Parade are visible in the background of the image.

Photographer, unknown.
Date, circa 1920.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph and postcard.
Measurements
Height x Width: 87 x 139mm
Signature/Inscription
This photograph must be acknowledged to the Hawke’s Bay Art Gallery and Museum (Inc.), Napier. Reference number, Stamp, Stamped
Mardis Gras Napier, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject date
1900-1920
Display location
Current rights
Credit Line
gifted by Geoff Harding
Other number(s)
5010, m75/12, 78204

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