Digitised Image

[State Fire Insurance Building, Wellington], [ca 1922]

Reference Number: PA1-q-144-060-1

The State Fire Insurance Building, on the corner of Lambton Quay and Waring Taylor Street, Wellington, under constriction, photographed ca 1923 by an unknown photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cityscapes and Silver gelatin photoprints, related to State Insurance Office (N.Z.), Waring Taylor Street, Lambton Quay, Cranes, derricks, etc, Insurance companies - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Construction industry - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Lithgow album, Reference Number PA1-q-144 (45 digitised items)
Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry, Reference Number PAColl-6432 (45 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 159 x 134 mm mounted on album page. Single photograph

Historical Notes: Hansford & Mills Construction Co Ltd were the contractors for the construction of the State Fire Insurance building, which was completed ca 1923.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - above image: Stages during erection - State Fire Office; Album page - beneath image: 500 tons of steel

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