27/11/2022

1882 Christchurch NZ – Colonial Exhibition

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1882 Christchurch

Name:Colonial Exhibition
Dates:10 Apr – 26 July 1882
Days:98 days
Venue:Hagley Park
Theme:
Exhibitors:
Awards:First, Second and Third Order
Visitors:226,000
Legacy:

The 1882 Exhibition was a private venture organised by the Frenchman Jules Joubert and the Englishman
R E N Twopeny..- see 1881 Adelaide.

Known also as the Te Papa Exhibition – Maori, meaning literally ‘container of treasures’.

Illustration of exterior view
Interior view shows the classical style of the structure

Temporary buildings were erected in Hagley Park to house the exhibits that had been gathered from various countries.

The exhibits were classified within twenty-one classes.

Record of the 1882 Christchurch event

Details may be reviewed in a Record here, these images are taken from it.

1882 Boot Manufacturer stand
Gold Award winner’s advert

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