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Peter Fraser’s funeral procession

Peter Fraser’s funeral procession

The state funeral procession for former prime minister Peter Fraser travels along Wellington’s Willis Street in December 1950. Marching alongside the coffin-carrying gun carriage are two lines of politicians, led by Leader of the Opposition Walter Nash (left) and Prime Minister Sidney Holland (right).

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
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Ben Schrader, 'Parades and protest marches - Parades and protest marches before 1890', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/21073/peter-frasers-funeral-procession (accessed 25 April 2019)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010