Kōrero: Culture and recreation in the city

Queen Victoria's golden jubilee, Nelson

Queen Victoria's golden jubilee, Nelson

Crowds flock to the streets of Nelson in June 1887 to watch the commemorative parade on Queen Victoria's golden jubilee, the 50th anniversary of her accession to the throne. In the second half of the 19th century New Zealand cities held a considerable number of commemorative occasions when people gathered in the streets.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Frederick Nelson Jones Collection (PAColl-3051)
Reference: 1/1-011433; G
Photograph by Frederick Nelson Jones

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Culture and recreation in the city - Sport in colonial cities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25675/queen-victorias-golden-jubilee-nelson (accessed 8 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010