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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 18 December, 1959. “The commercial travellers in Palmerston North yesterday entertained the children from the orphanages to a visit to Father Christmas at Messrs Collinson and Cunninghame’s cave and later at the Meteor Theatre. The children are seen crossing the street near the Post Office with members of the organisation.”

Identification

Object type
Image
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection
Relation
2017-20
Date
December 18, 1959
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_015393
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Other

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Place
Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
clowns,
collinson & cunninghame,
commercial travellers’ association,
father christmas,
manawatū evening standard,
meteor theatre,
orphans,
post office,
santa's cave,
the square & main street,
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