Coronation Parade

Production date
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
A postcard photograph depicting infantry marching at Napier on 22 June 1911 as part of the celebration of the coronation of George V.

The infantry are holding bayoneted rifles and marching in the coronation procession down Browning Street. St John's Church is notable in the background of the image. Spectators are visible along the left hand side of the street. Some of these pedestrians also appear to be walking down Browning Street in the direction of Hastings Street or Marine Parade.
Horses and buggies are visible in the foreground and at the right of the image.

Photographer, unknown.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white postcard photograph.
Height x Width: 88 x 138mm
Mrs Oxford, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject period
Subject date
22 Jun 1911
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 1123
Other number(s)
1123, 78288

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