Joseph Ward

Joseph Ward (1856–1930) cut a debonair figure on the political scene with his tailored suits and carefully waxed moustache.

Ward, pictured here early in the 20th century, was prime minister from 1906 to 1912 and 1928 to 1930.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: AAQT 6403, 3127
Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa must be obtained before any reuse of this image.

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