Napier Mardi Gras

Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
A postcard photograph of the New Zealand Railways exhibit in the inaugural Napier Mardi Gras, 1913.

The image depicts a miniature railway engine and carriage labelled NZR 2. The sign on the carriage reads: Napier to Gisborne. There is one child on the engine and two children in the windows of the carriage. The carriage appears to be in a field either before or after its participation in the Mardi Gras parade.

In the background are a small stand of trees, buildings and Napier Hill. The sign for the premises of Brown and Company is visible in the background above the carriage.

Photographer, unknown.
Date, 1913.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white postcard photograph.
Height x Width: 86 x 136mm
H.B. Art Gallery and Museum, Stamp, Stamped
Subject person
Subject period
Subject date
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2333 a
Credit line
gifted by Dr Harold Berry
Other number(s)
2333a, m59/14, 78374

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