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Basin Reserve, Wellington, [ca 1900]

Reference Number: 1/2-059705-F

View looking east from above Tasman Street, Wellington, across the Basin Reserve toward Mount Victoria. On the far right is Wellington College, with St Mark's Church and schoolroom to the left of this. The Caledonian Hotel is visible on the corner of Adelaide Road and Rugby Street. Smoke is rising from a residence in the foreground. Early plantations of pines can be seen around the Basin Reserve and behind Wellington College (both early 1870s), and on Mount Victoria between Pire and Ellis Streets (planted 1880). Taken by an unidentified photographer, circa 1900.

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1 image, related to Caledonian Hotel (Wellington), Wellington College, St Mark's Church (Wellington), Basin Reserve, Dufferin Street, Wellington Town Belt, Sussex Street, Wellington City, Basin Reserve, Adelaide Road, Plantations - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Athletic fields, Fires - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Basin Reserve, Wellington, Reference Number 1/2-059705-F (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Film negative. Single negative

Historical Notes: Note on back of file print reads: Basin reserve, Wellington College on right, St Marks Church and schoolroom. Caledonian Hotel on corner of Adelaide Road.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellington. Parks, etc. Basin Reserve. ca 1900(PFP-019959)

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