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Willis, Archibald Dudingston (Firm) :City of Christchurch, N. Z. W. Potts, lith, E. Wheeler & Son, Photo. A. D. Willis lithographer, Wanganui. [1889]

Reference Number: PUBL-0019-09

An extensive view of the city of Christchurch, taken from the balcony on the spire of Christchurch Cathedral and looking south across Cathedral Square and along Colombo Street towards the Port Hills. Horse-drawn trams and carts are much in evidence in the Square. The building to the left of the entrance to Colombo Street is the Bank of New Zealand. The building to the right is United Service Hotel, with the Chief Post Office on the far right, at the entrance to Worcester Street. Based on a photograph.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Chromolithographs and Cityscapes, related to Edmund Wheeler and Son, William Potts, United Service Hotel, Christchurch Central Post Office, Bank of New Zealand, Cathedral Square, Worcester Street, Hereford Street, High Street, Colombo Street, Dwellings - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Trams, Post offices - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Carriages and carts - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Cathedrals - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Banks and banking - New Zealand - Canterbury Region and Hotels - New Zealand - Canterbury Region.

Part of:
Wakefield, Edward 1845-1924 :New Zealand illustrated. The story of New Zealand and descriptions of its cities and towns by Edward Wakefield; also (by various writers) the natural wonders of New Zealand (past and present). Wanganui. A. D. Willis, 1889, Reference Number PUBL-0019 (7 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Chromolithograph 167 x 384 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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