Queen Victoria Statue.
United Press Association —By Electric Telegraph, Wellington, April 30 The statue of Queen Victoria, executed by Mr Drury, E.A., of London, at a cost of ■£2000, subscribed by the citizens of Wellington, and erected in Post Office Square, was unveiled by his Excellency the Governor, in the presence of a large number of the public yesterday. There was a large muster of volunteers and bluejackets from the warships in connection with the ceremony. His Excellency said the city now had a noble portrait of her in whose reign the colony grew, whose noble example to all, and whose every act was good.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6558, 1 May 1905
Queen Victoria Statue. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6558, 1 May 1905
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