Guy Fawkes Dummy 1919

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“Nancy makes the acquaintance of Guy Fawkes”: ‘Our second visit to the Hatuma farm, Oct – Nov 1919’. From the album: Family photograph album; 1917 – 1920; Adkin, Leslie, 5 November 1919, New Zealand, by Leslie Adkin. Gift of Adkin Family, 1997. Te Papa (O.031629)

The closest thing I have come across to an example of a pre-war New Zealand scarecrow.

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Glimpses into Spirit Life – a rare book of spiritualist seances

Images from ‘Glimpses into Spirit Life’ (1927), a New Zealand published book of records of spirit communications in the mold of 1909’s ‘Occult Research, Reincarnation, Life in Other Planets & Antiquity Unveiled by Spirit Intelligences’.

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Dunedin Cenotaph’s that might have been

A picture of the accepted plan for the cenotaph, featuring frescoes and bronze figures that were not included in the final design due to a lack of funds.


Some notes from the judge of the competition held to pick the winning design.

If anyone has any leads on any publication or archives holding any of the losing competition entries (especially the “more artistic” ones) please leave a message on this post.

Top image from The University of Auckland Library architecture archives. Text from https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/periodicals/P19210801.2.6 with thanks to the National Library of New Zealand

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Two Meloncholy Deaths

SOCIAL AND GENERAL.
OTAGO DAILY TIMES, ISSUE 11419, 10 MAY 1899

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https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/ODT18990510.2.4

With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand.

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The priesthood of Diana in the Waikato Times

Extract from:

THE TRUTH PERCEIVERS.
WAIKATO TIMES, VOLUME 98, ISSUE 15335, 8 SEPTEMBER 1923

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A STRANGE PRIESTHOOD.
WAIKATO TIMES, VOLUME 98, ISSUE 15341, 15 SEPTEMBER 1923

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P29pZD1XVDE5MjMwOTE1LjIuODkuMyZjb2xvcj0zMiZleHQ9Z2lmJmFyZWE9MyYmd2lkdGg9MTI0
P29pZD1XVDE5MjMwOTE1LjIuODkuMyZjb2xvcj0zMiZleHQ9Z2lmJmFyZWE9NCYmd2lkdGg9NDY=
P29pZD1XVDE5MjMwOTE1LjIuODkuMyZjb2xvcj0zMiZleHQ9Z2lmJmFyZWE9NSYmd2lkdGg9MzQz
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P29pZD1XVDE5MjMwOTE1LjIuODkuMyZjb2xvcj0zMiZleHQ9Z2lmJmFyZWE9OSYmd2lkdGg9MjI0
P29pZD1XVDE5MjMwOTE1LjIuODkuMyZjb2xvcj0zMiZleHQ9Z2lmJmFyZWE9MTAmJndpZHRoPTM0Mw==
P29pZD1XVDE5MjMwOTE1LjIuODkuMyZjb2xvcj0zMiZleHQ9Z2lmJmFyZWE9MTEmJndpZHRoPTM0MQ==P29pZD1XVDE5MjMwOTE1LjIuODkuMyZjb2xvcj0zMiZleHQ9Z2lmJmFyZWE9MTImJndpZHRoPTM0Mg==
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THE TRUTH PERCEIVERS.
https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/WT19230908.2.94.4?
A STRANGE PRIESTHOOD.
https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/WT19230915.2.89.3?

With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand

 

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Raising the Devil

AUCKLAND STAR, VOLUME XVII, ISSUE 160, 10 JULY 1886

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P29pZD1BUzE4ODYwNzEwLjIuNjcmY29sb3I9MzImZXh0PWdpZiZhcmVhPTQmJndpZHRoPTMzMQ==
P29pZD1BUzE4ODYwNzEwLjIuNjcmY29sb3I9MzImZXh0PWdpZiZhcmVhPTUmJndpZHRoPTMzNA==

With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand

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“Magic Box” Fortune Telling Wall Game

Spotted for sale within NZ recently, this Wall Game would probably have been in a fish & chip shop or at one of the old Carnival Fairs.

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