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Development began on the Victoria Esplanade in Palmerston North, named to mark Queen Victoria's 60th jubilee, in 1897. The pool was donated to the children of Palmerston North in 1937 by the Returned Servicemen's Association. It is of an art deco design, in the shape of the RSA badge.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2007N_P117_RES_0167
Title
Construction of the Children's paddling pool, Victoria Esplanade
Held In
Coolstore
Date
1937

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Place
Victoria Esplanade, Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
1930s,
black and white,
gardens,
park,
photographs,
pool,
recreation,
reserves,
returned services association,
rsa,
swimming,
victoria esplanade,
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