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"The leader of the procession (Mr. Riri Nicholson)": 'Armistice Celebrations in Levin, Nov. 13. 1918'. From the album: Family photograph album; 1917 - 1920; Adkin, Leslie
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"The leader of the procession (Mr. Riri Nicholson)": 'Armistice Celebrations in Levin, Nov. 13. 1918'. From the album: Family photograph album; 1917 - 1920; Adkin, Leslie, result 1 of 1

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Title
"The leader of the procession (Mr. Riri Nicholson)": 'Armistice Celebrations in Levin, Nov. 13. 1918'. From the album: Family photograph album; 1917 - 1920; Adkin, Leslie
Work Type
gelatin silver prints, black-and-white prints, documentary photographs, portraits
Date
13 November 1918
Material
black and white photograph, gelatin silver print
Measurements
Image: 70mm (width), 82mm (height), Support: 70mm (width), 82mm (height)
Description

This photograph taken by Leslie Adkin shows the people of Levin celebrating the Armistice. Declared on 11 November 1918, this marked the end of the hostilities in Europe.

In his diary entry for 13 November, Adkin noted: 'Peace celebrations + a lovely fine day for the rejoicings. Drove down to Levin about 10 am. Town full of people + a large number in fancy dress.'

Repository
Collection: Photography
Gift of Adkin Family, 1997
Accession Number
Source
Image and original data provided by Museum of New Zealand - Te Papa Tongarewa
License
Use of this image is in accordance with the Artstor Terms & Conditions
File Properties
File Name
TePapa_L01_MA_I119789_TePapa_The-leader-of-the-procession_full.jpg
SSID
27110609

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