Books, Otago Centennial, 1848-1948; Otago Centennial Association (Inc); 1948; CT...


Books, Otago Centennial, 1848-1948

About this object

Otago Centennial, 1848-1948, Official Souvenir Programme and Official Pictorial Record.

Programme for anniversary week includes "Calvalcade of Progress", a parade and procession of floats through the city. Also, pyrotechnics "direct from London" with a presentation of 116 displays listed with names such as "Pyramids of revolving fountains", "The mystic trellis of pearls", "Batteries of hissing serpents", "Special royal portraits - accurately portraying His Majesty King George VI and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth".

"A pictorial record of some of the outstanding events of this historical year". Containing images from throughout the year and of the centennial floats and fireworks.


Otago Centennial Association (Inc)

Maker Role



Otago Centennial Association (Inc)

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Otago, Dunedin

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper;
processed material, metal;
processed material, cardboard


l 180mm x w 250mm x h 5mm [d].
l 245mm x w 183mm x h 3mm [e].

Subject and Association Keywords

history of Oceania, New Zealand, local history and description

Subject and Association Keywords

history of Great Britain, British Empire. Commonwealth of Nations. The Commonwealth

Subject and Association Keywords

manners and customs, customs relative to public and social life

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

Object Type


Object number

CT3093 d, e

Copyright Licence  

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