Kōrero: Parades and protest marches

Procesh (1 o 3)


The annual ‘procesh’ or capping parades organised by university students were an opportunity for them to engage in high jinks, bawdiness and cross-dressing. This is the ‘Queen of Sheba’, a participant in the 1928 Victoria College parade in Wellington. His skirt appears to be made from a Truth newspaper.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP-0164-1/2; G

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:

Ben Schrader, 'Parades and protest marches - Parades, 1890 to 1950', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21081/procesh (accessed 14 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010