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Researching the Pacific in Pictures

When:

Sat 18 May 2019, 1:00pm–2:00pm

Where: New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Shed 11, Wellington Waterfront, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

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Researching your family history for ancestors who came from Pacific countries can be daunting. This talk looks at how using the Turnbull Library’s extensive Pacific collections can assist in this search.

An illustrated talk by Roger Swanson (Research Librarian, Pacific, ALexander Turnbull Library) and Jenni Chrisstoffels (Pictorial Research Librarian ) about the photograph collections relating to the Pacific held at the Alexander Turnbull Library and how to access them. Highlighting the photographers that were active in the Pacific in the 19th and early 20th century the talk will also cover other resources for research family history in the Pacific.

Free entry - all welcome!

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