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Images of people walking around Queen's Valley in protest to the States of Jersey's plans to flood the valley for use as a reservoir. Images include portraits of residents of housing in Queen's Valley [Images 1A - 1D], people signing a petition [Images 2A - 2B], protesters carrying placards with slogans such as "Save The Valley" [Images 2C - 2D] and "Save Our Valley" [Image 2E]. Senator John Averty, who in October 1976 took a petition signed by 6000 people to the States of Jersey asking for a public inquiry into the flooding of the valley, is pictured in Image 2F.

Negatives have been scanned at 1,200 dpi and can be downloaded as high quality jpg files. The quality of the scanned image is dependent on the condition of the original.

Reference

L/A/75/A3/1/1079

Date

May 23rd 1976 - May 23rd 1976

Names

Averty, John, Senator
States of Jersey

Keywords

flooding | Horses | petitions | Portraits | protests | reservoirs | senators | valleys | walks | Queen's Valley

Dimensions

12 35mm negative

Language

English

Level of description

file

Creator

: Jersey Evening Post, The

Access Restriction

Closed for preservation. Please view digital image.

Closed until

2100

Photographer Ron Mayne
JEP Photographic Job Number 1976/1079

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