About this object
A photograph of two men on horseback. 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 in the background. Among the businesses that are visible along the street are Baird's Drapery, Hallenstein Brothers Limited, Foster Brooks (bookseller, stationer), Woolworths, and Land and Heighway Limited.
08 Nov 1952
Black and white photograph glued to an album page.
Height x Width: 102 x 158mm
Height x Width x Depth/Length: 224 x 312 x 40mm
The two whips followed by members of the Hunt Club, 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, 17042
gifted by Mrs Louise Ross
m2003/82, 17042, 85626