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This image was taken (but not used) for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 11th January 1966 "The last trappings of the Christmas season departed from the city yesterday when Father Christmas and the Nativity scene were removed from the Square. the 600lb, 18ft high likeness of Santa Claus, was lifted to a truck late yesterday and taken to Messrs. Hodder and Tolley's for storage until next year. In the picture, members of the P.R.O. are moving Santa Claus on to the truck."

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2018N_2017-20_MS00710
Title
2018N_2017-20_MS00710 - Santa Goes Home
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Other
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection
Original held in
2017-20
Date
1966-01-11

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Place
The Square, Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
christmas,
father christmas,
pro,
santa claus,
trucks,
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