About this object
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.
08 Nov 1952
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
Gladys Elizabeth Jane Hudson; 1908
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 17066
gifted by Mrs Louise Ross
m2003/82, 17066, 85714