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Written on the reverse of the smallest mounted photograph is: “Betty Taylor (nee Fryer) 20 Cambell St Palmerston North.” This is written in red over other faded writing, which reads: “This is a view taken when Lord Jelicoe visited Foxton. You can see Mr (?) right on the right hand edge with Dick standing on the chain fence. Mr Hobbs is ? me with a white hat on Mr and Mrs Bang are on the footpath ? a pram. Mr Ross holding a ? girl in his arms. Mrs Cave Rand is just standing ? the ? You cant miss”

A large crowd is gathered on the corner of Park Street and Avenue Road to celebrate the visit of Lord Jellicoe to Foxton c.1920. A dias has been set up at the front of the World War I memorial. Motor cars and horses and gigs feature as transportation in this photograph. The Town Hall, Methodist Church and the town’s fire bellare visible in the background.

4 mounted copies, 1 unmounted copy and 1 photocopy.

Any use of this image must be accompanied by the credit “Foxton Historical Society”

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Visit of Lord Jellicoe

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children buildings,
crowd dias war memorial transport,
foxton,
foxton celebrations,
foxton historical society,
horse and gig transport,
local government buildings,
men costume,
motor car costume,
religious,
women costume,
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