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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 01 February 1961: It is not often that a photographer is able to get an "inside" shot in the lions' arena. A "Manawatu Standard" man was invited to attend Wirths' Circus last night, and the tamer, Mr. Mervyn King was able to get his charges to smile."

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_016077
Title
"Smile for the Photographer Boys" Lions from Wirth's Circus
Relation
Manawatu Standard Negative Collection
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Coolstore
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection

Creation

Created By
Place
Palmerston North
Date
February 1, 1961

Object rights

Credit Line
Fairfax Media New Zealand

Taxonomy

Community Tags
circuses,
events,
lions,
performers,

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