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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 17 December 1958: "Twelve Commercial Travellers dressed as clowns today took 102 orphans from the various homes and treated them with a visit to Father Christmas at Messrs. Collinson and Cunninghame's Cave and later to a film at the Regent Theatre. The clowns are seen escorting the children to their seats at the theatre."

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_015055
Title
"Christmas Treat for Orphans" Courtesy of Commercial Travellers
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
53 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North
Date
December 17, 1958

Object rights

Credit Line
Fairfax Media New Zealand

Taxonomy

Community Tags
christmas,
commercial travellers,
orphans,
regent theatre,

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