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Wellington Provincial Centennial Memorial under construction, Petone, 1939

Reference Number: PAColl-6301-74

Wellington Provincial Centennial Memorial under construction, The Esplanade, Petone, 1939. Evening Post photograph. Photographer unidentified.Original caption from newspaper, attached to back of file print, reads: "Steady progress is being made with the erection of the memorial on the foreshore at Petone to commemorate the landing of the first settlers on Petone beach. The building will consist of a memorial fountain and bathing accommodation. The memorial section is the higher portion now showing above the wings of the block."

Key terms:
1 image, related to Wellington Provincial Centennial Memorial (Petone), The Esplanade, Memorials - New Zealand - Wellington region, Pioneers - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Building - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Building sites - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Evening Post photographs from file print collection, Box 3, Reference Number PAColl-6301 (89 digitised items)
Evening Post photographic prints, Reference Number PAColl-0614-2 (404 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 photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 15.5 x 20.5 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: This building later became the Petone Settlers Museum.

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