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Harry Fagin presents the All Canterbury winners

1955, Photolithograph and relief print on sheet 1015 x 380 mm, Ephemera Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library, Reference: Eph-E-CABOT-Variety-1955-01


Cabot retired from constant travelling in around 1958, when he became the stage doorman at the Wellington Opera House. There he befriended visiting performers and collected their autographs and programmes; a particular favourite was Basil Brush!


In an interview for the Evening Post, 3 February 1973, at the age of 83, he declared that he wouldn’t change a moment of his very full life.


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Taken on February 3, 2011