The Salvation Army used street marches to promote its ministry. Most comprised a brass band followed by a procession of supporters. Sometimes they got on the wrong side of the law. In 1886 the Napier corps was fined for marching through streets without a permit. The Salvationists refused to pay and were imprisoned. On release, they marched through the streets again, singing to the accompaniment of the band – shown here.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.