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Canterbury jubilee street decorations (1 o 2)

Canterbury jubilee street decorations

North Colombo Street is richly decorated for the Canterbury jubilee (50th anniversary) in December 1900. The decorations were designed by noted architect Hurst Seager. Twenty-thousand yards of muslin, in 11 different colours, was suspended from Venetian masts in the centre of the city. In Colombo Street the colours were pale blue, pale yellow, cream and white.

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Christchurch City Libraries
Reference: CCL PhotoCD 4, IMG0075

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Jock Phillips, 'Anniversaries - Provincialism in anniversaries, 1890 to 1940', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/43012/canterbury-jubilee-street-decorations (accessed 23 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012