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View of part of Parliament House, Wellington, 1890s

Reference Number: 1/2-011626-G

View of part of Parliament House, Wellington. Three separate entrances can be seen in this photograph. There are two groups of men standing on the steps of two of the entrances, and there are two men standing in the courtyard with their backs to the camera. Photograph taken by Tyree Brothers (Firm) in the 1890s.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Parliament House (Wellington), Parliament Buildings, New Zealand - Politics and government and Parliament buildings.

Part of:
Tyree Studio:Negatives of Nelson and Marlborough districts, Reference Number PAColl-3064 (329 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The section on the right was built as the Provincial Buildings in 1857. When central government was moved to Wellington it became Parliament Buildings. The building was also used for Supreme Court sessions at one time. It was replaced by the General Assembly Library in 1899. The wooden building on the left was built in 1873, and was destroyed by fire in 1907. (Information taken from back of file print).

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellington. Parliament Buildings. 1890's(PFP-017125)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: 521; Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: Parliament House; Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: Tyree Pho., Nelson

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