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Meteorological enclosure, Kelburn, Wellington., 1929

Reference Number: EP-5217-1/4-G

Weather balloon about to be released from the Meteorological Enclosure on the Crown (now Observatory) Reserve, Botanic Garden, Kelburn, Wellington. On the left are the range finder and theodolite used in the observation of the balloon. The man on the left is Dr M A F Barnett (later a director of the Meteorological Service). The building on the rise is the Wellington Philisophical Society's (now the King) Observatory which was built in 1917.

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Part of:
Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-0614-1 (5390 digitised items)
Evening Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PA-Group-00287 (5802 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative. Single negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellington. Kelburn. Meteorological Office. 1929(PFP-019396)

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