Ed Hillary, 1953

Edmund Hillary in 1953, the year he conquered Mt Everest.

Credit

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-020196-F
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How to cite this page: 'Ed Hillary, 1953', URL: http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/edmund-hillary-1953, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 28-Jan-2013

Community contributions


Janet
30 May 2011
Such a great photo of Sir Ed! I had the pleasure of meeting him in person twice and he always seemed like such a humble man for one of New Zealnd's true icons.

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