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Petone Council Chambers and clock tower., 1911

Reference Number: APG-0562-1/2-G

Petone Council Chambers, before the installation of the town clock, on the corner of Jackson and Bay Streets, Petone. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber, in 1911. Dated from other images in Godber album PA1-q-103 (Vol 110, p 149).

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Dry plate photonegatives, related to James Loweish, Jackson Street, Bay Street, Towers, Municipal buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Clock towers - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The Council Chambers were opened in July 1906. The architect was James Loweish. (Information transcribed from back of file print, originally from S Butterworth, 'Petone: a history', page 146). The clock was not installed until later. (Information from Godber file, page 15, in Pictorial Reference Service)

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "A P Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures42. Hutt Co. Petone. Council Chambers(PFP-019517)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - Council Chambers. Petone.

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