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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 19 February 1958, page 7: "Two popular figures are portrayed here in the cave at Collinson and Cunninghame's. They are Sir Edmund Hillary and his companion in the adventure, Sherpa Tensing. These men made history when they conquered Mt. Everest."

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_014623
Title
"Festival Wax Works" - Edmund Hillary and Tensing Norgay
Relation
Manawatu Standard Negative Collection
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Coolstore
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection

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Creation

Created By
Place
Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North
Date
February 19, 1958

Object rights

Credit Line
Fairfax Media New Zealand

Taxonomy

Community Tags
climbing,
famous faces,
mountaineer,

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