Photograph: Anzac Day parade, Queens Wharf, 25 Apr 1929

Tackaberry, Foss Harry (b.1898, d.1969)
Production date
25 Apr 1929
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The naval section of the Anzac Day parade headed up by the Auckland Waterside Workers' Band, moving up Queen's Wharf, 25 April 1929.

Sepia photograph viewing the wharf looking north, showing the wharf police station, which is the timber building featuring a turret with a pointed roof and wharf building shed 17 situated behind it can be seen in the middle of the image, onlookers are gathered under a veranda of shed 14 in the foreground on the right.

This image is contained in a photograph album compiled by Foss Tackaberry. The album is covered in back leather with 'Kodagraphs' in gold lettering on front cover and bound with cord threaded through metal sleeves. The photographs placed on the black paper pages within were taken between 1927 and 1929 and are annotated.

The photographer of this image Foss Tackaberry was an engineer with the Auckland Harbour Board. He became the foreman of works on the waterfront. He retired in the mid 1960s but was re-hired to oversee the floating of the dredge HAPAI.
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Tackaberry, Foss Harry (b.1898, d.1969): Photographer
Black and White Print: 0 - Whole
Measurement details
2D objects (HxW): H 76 W 127mm: 0 - Whole
Production place and notes
Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, Auckland Region, Aotearoa New Zealand
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Not on display
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Photograph from Album


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