Memorial Arch 1951

Original digital file

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Description

George Nelson (1871-1964, third son of William and Sarah Nelson) at the unveiling ceremony of the Memorial Arch, 1951 – erected as a tribute to William Nelson

Inscription on tablet –

“WAIKOKO
THIS WAS THE HOME OF
WILLIAM NELSON
LEADER IN ENTERPRISE.
FOUNDER OF
THE FREEZING INDUSTRY
IN HAWKE’S BAY, 1884.
PIONEER PASTORALIST.
PUBLIC BENEFACTOR.
1843-1932.”

Location

Hastings

Format of the original

Photograph

Date published

1951

People

  • George Nelson

Accession number

246/248/17383

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