Country Queen, Queen Carnival Campaign

Production date
08 Nov 1952
Current rights
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A photograph of the Country Queen, Mrs Gladys Elizabeth Jane Hudson, taken at Windsor Park in Hastings on 8 November 1952. One of four carnival queens, the Country Queen was crowned the winner of the Hastings and District War Memorial Appeal, Queen Carnival Campaign. The Country Queen is shown seated. The Lord High Chancellor, Mr Les Fisher, presents the Queen with a crown. Two of her Maids of Honour are visible in the foreground.

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: 158 x 103mm
Height x Width x Depth/Length: 224 x 312 x 40mm
The Queen is crowned by the Lord High Chancellor, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject period
Subject date
08 Nov 1952
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 17066
Credit Line
gifted by Mrs Louise Ross
Other number(s)
m2003/82, 17066, 85714


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