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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
2007P_P86_RES_0159
Title
Children swimming in the paddling pool, Victoria Esplanade
Held In
Coolstore
Date
1950

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Creation

Created By
Place
Victoria Esplanade, Palmerston North

Object rights

Taxonomy

Tags
gardens,
park,
reserves,
Community Tags
children,
clothing,
rsa paddling pool,
victoria esplanade,

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