The “Monty Tour” 1947: Picturing Canterbury

The "Monty Tour", 1947. Entry in 2013 Christchurch Photo Hunt by Arthur Cyril Pearce CCL-Kete-11956 CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 NZ

Arthur Cyril Pearce worked for the Public Service Garage and drove dignitaries. He took this photo of one of his famous passengers Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein.

The “Monty Tour” went from 22-07-1947 to 11-08-1947 and went from Christchurch to Greymouth, Westport, Granity and back to Greymouth and then Christchurch. 

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