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Record 21/83
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A black and white photograph showing a group of people outside the Orange Hall in Main Street, Blenheim, who attended the ship "Carnatic" Reunion in 1925. This is the same photograph as in catalogue record 2009.067.0021, but with the wording cut off. A scan of this photograph is to be used in the Changing European History Gallery 2 display in commemoration of the Marlborough Provincial 150th anniversary on 1 November 2009. ............................................................................................................................................................................ Caption 22 Former colonists who arrived in Picton on the Carnatic, in 1875, met for their Golden Jubilee in Blenheim, in 1925. Twenty-three of the original 297 artisan workers met to retell experiences from the voyage, and events in their lives over the years. All told, only 40 could be traced, and several sent in apologies for absence. Those present included: H. Boyce; A. Craven; R. Flint; W. Jordan; J. Leslie; E. Rabbits; C. Tapp; C. White. 2009.067.0020
Golden Jubilee of Carnatic Immigrants 1925 -Photographs of Marlborough 1859-1909 -Copyright Marlborough Museum - Marlborough Historical Society Inc
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2009.067.0020

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