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Val Burr in Saga in Sepia notes that the first bowls were held behind Walkley's hotel for the enjoyment of hotel guests. A club was formed in 1890, a rink later being acquired. Note the straw boaters and candy striped blazer costume worn by attendees.

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Group of Men and Women at Bowling Green
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Public Photograph Collection Sp 127
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Palmerston North
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1890s

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