Story: Menzies, James Alexander Robertson

James Alexander Robertson Menzies

James Alexander Robertson Menzies

The first superintendent of Southland province, James Menzies, always wore outfits that included an item of Highland dress – in this photograph, a tam-o’-shanter.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, New Zealand Free Lance Collection (PA-Group-00079)
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How to cite this page:

John Hall-Jones. 'Menzies, James Alexander Robertson', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 May 2022)