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Photograph [Float, V.E. Day, Mataura]; unknown photographer; 09.05.1945; MT2017.17...

Photograph [Float, V.E. Day, Mataura]; unknown photographer; 09.05.1945; MT2017.17.1
Name/Title
Photograph [Float, V.E. Day, Mataura]
About this object
A black and white photograph of a float at the V.E (Victory in Europe) parade held in Mataura in May 1945, celebrating the end of that part of World War Two.

A note on the back on the photograph records that this the 'winning float for best decoration by the hockey girls'.

Maker Role
Photographer
Format
photograph, black and white
Date Made
09.05.1945
Medium and Materials
processed material, paper
Inscription and Marks
Handwritten on back: 'VE DAY MATAURA / Winning float for best decorations / Hockey girls'.
Technique
printed
Measurements
h 52 mm x w 82 mm
small

Subject and Association Keywords
military
military/world war two
Credit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.
Object Type
photograph
Object number
MT2017.17.1

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