About this object
A postcard photograph of a commemoration funeral service held for King Edward VII in Clive Square on May 20, 1910.
A large group of men, women and children are pictured. Most are formally dressed and looking morose. Many have their heads bowed, possibly in prayer.
Photographer, Charles Sorrell.
Charles Sorrell; 11 May 1855; 24 Dec 1932
Black and white postcard photograph.
Height x Width: 87 x 138mm
A poetic verse on the reverse of the postcard, Inscription, Handwritten
King Edward VII; 09 Nov 1841; 06 May 1910
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 14135 a
gifted by Mrs Delaney
m88/43, 14135a, 78902