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Centennial Celebration 1950

A group of adults and children in period costume during a re-enactment celebrating the centennial of the arrival of the first four ships in Lyttelton Harbour, and the landing of the passengers on shore, December 1950.

Canterbury Centennial re-enactment, Lyttelton, 1950

Canterbury Centennial re-enactment, Lyttelton, 1950

First four ships re-enactment, 1950

First four ships re-enactment, 1950

Re-enactment of the landing of the first four ships, 1950

Re-enactment of the landing of the first four ships, 1950

Photos courtesy of Christchurch City Libraries ‘Discovery Wall’

Contributor: Mary Boyle
Source: Entry in the 2014 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt
Reference ID: CCL-PH14-174
Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries
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