Kittens in a detective’s hat: Picturing Canterbury

Kittens in a detective's hat. Christchurch Star Archive. In copyright. CCL-StarP-00363A.

John Whiting a Papanui detective, with three kittens in his hat after finding them whilst on patrol in the Coutts Island area.

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