LABOUR DAY IN GISBORNE
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A parade of elaborate floats of guilds and merchants, followed by sports, on 12 October 1910 at Gisborne.
A large traction engine - solid wheels - tows a large decorated cart full of people. Other horse & traps pass by, crowd-lined street, policeman pushing people back. Guild banners e.g. carpenters, parade past. Floats with local businesses e.g. timber merchants. Very elaborate structures drawn by horses.
Boys watching camera in foreground. L.D. Nathan building at rear.
Crowd on steps of the [grandstand]. Children.
Men polevaulting, others watching. Cycle race round park. Crowd at fence.
Reference number F5636
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA
Production company Pathe Pictures
Camera: Brandon Haughton