Saturday, September 21, 2013

Thames (NZ): South African War Memorial Pollen Street 1905

With the South African War in the news regarding the Trophy Rifles returning to The Treasury at Thames, it was opportune to see this photo tonight at Auckland Libraries.
Photo taken looking north from Pollen and Mary Street intersect
Auckland Weekly News 28/12/1905
Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19051228-10-2
Description: Looking north from corner of Pollen and Mary Streets with South African War monument (left), showing the Governor's carriage (foreground) at the head of a procession, and buildings decorated in celebration of the Governor's visit to Thames
For more information on the Memorial and the South African War soldiers
visit The Treasury Website or to The Treasury, Queen Street Thames