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Inscription on reverse of one mounted photograph reads: “Main St. Foxton. This occasion was to celebrate the end of the 1914-18 war. The drapery store was owned by Mr Sam Mattar, Mr Mattar gave a public dinner in the Foxton Town Hall when his country was releived by the allies.

Parade in Main Street, Foxton, at the end of WW I. A brass band, followed by school cadets are in the foreground. The parade has halted outside Whytes Hotel. Rimmers Red House Drapery store is on the left of the hotel. Sam Mattar who owned this store gave public dinner in Foxton Town Hall when his homeland (Lebanon) was relieved by allies.

4 copies – 2 mounted, 2 unmounted.

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Parade in Main Street at End of WW I

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