The two whips, Queen Carnival Campaign

Production date
08 Nov 1952
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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.

Photographer, unknown.
Production date
08 Nov 1952
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
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
Subject period
Subject date
08 Nov 1952
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 17042
Credit Line
gifted by Mrs Louise Ross
Other number(s)
m2003/82, 17042, 85626


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