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Overlooking Wellington city, 1893

Reference Number: 1/2-019862-F

Overlooking Wellington city from Kelburn, in 1893, looking towards the Post Office tower. The row of 2 storied houses face on to The Terrace. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cityscapes, related to Wellington City, Cities and towns - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Wellington Region (N.Z.) - Pictorial works.

Part of:
Overlooking Wellington city, Reference Number 1/2-019862-F (1 digitised items)

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

Historical Notes: Note on back of file print reads "Date determined by the presence of the 2nd Government Life building on Customhouse Quay, built 1892-93. Also, there is no sign of the Harbour Board's wharf office and store on the north side of the entrance to Queens wharf, opposite the main post office. The first 2 stories of the office were built in 1894, the 3rd floor and domes were added in 1895."

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellington. 1893(PFP-021987)

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