Procession, Queen Carnival Campaign

Production date
08 Nov 1952
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About this object
A photograph of Rex Hagenson and Dale Porteous taken at Windsor Park in Hastings on 8 November 1952. The two boys were responsible for carrying the train of the Country Queen, Mrs Gladys Elizabeth Jane Hudson. One of four carnival queens, the Country Queen was crowned the winner of the Hastings and District War Memorial Appeal, Queen Carnival Campaign. The photograph was taken following the crowning ceremony. The boys are shown forming part of the Country Queen's entourage during a guard of honour by The Blue Wheel Boys. Her flower girls, Juliet Barker and Sally Stead, and three Maids of Honour, Kathleen Beamish, Josephine Glazebrook, and Marian Stead, can be seen following behind.

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: 159 x 104mm
Height x Width x Depth/Length: 224 x 312 x 40mm
The royal pages, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject period
Subject date
08 Nov 1952
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 17074
Credit Line
gifted by Mrs Louise Ross
Other number(s)
m2003/82, 17074, 85724


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