About this object
A photograph of two men on horseback with a pack of hounds. The men formed part of the entourage that preceded the Country Queen float in a procession to Windsor Park that was held in Hastings on 8 November 1952 as part of the Hastings and District War Memorial Appeal, Queen Carnival Campaign. The photograph has been taken on Heretaunga Street West. The Ruahine Building (built 1937) can be seen on the left. Among the businesses that are visible along the street are Baird's Drapery, Hallenstein Brothers Limited, Foster Brooks (bookseller, stationer), Woolworths, Land and Heighway Limited, and the Pacific Hotel.
08 Nov 1952
Black and white photograph glued to an album page.
Height x Width: 103 x 158mm
Height x Width x Depth/Length: 224 x 312 x 40mm
The huntsman and the hounds leading the entourage, Inscription, Handwritten
Baird's Leading Outfitters; 1916; 1950s
Hallenstein Brothers Limited
Land and Heighway Limited
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 17041
gifted by Mrs Louise Ross
m2003/82, 17041, 85625