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Camera flashes at the annual gala at Wainoni Park on January 24.

Camera flashes at the annual gala at Wainoni Park on January 24.

Camera flashes at the annual gala at Wainoni Park on January 24.
[24 Jan. 1914]


Shown from top left: (1) The balloon ascent by Captain Jonassen : a snapshot just before the start. The conditions were favourable, and the intrepid aeronaut ascended nearly 4500 ft before releasing his parachute by which he made a slow and graceful descent, landing on the New Brighton tramway at Sandilands; (2) A charming poi dancer; (3) Prize-winners at the baby show. From the left, Napier Frederick Rangitiki, a pretty little five-months old Maori boy, first, George Lionel Boone and Leslie Irving Boone, eleven weeks old twins, second, Jack Goss, six months, third; (4) The young women's race; (5) The balloon ascent soon after the start, showing the position of the parachute with Captain Jonassen on the trapeze;(6) The married women's race; (7) The children's race.

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File Reference CCL PhotoCD 18, IMG0019

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