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Construction site of the new General Post Office, Auckland, and foundation stone ceremony, 1 Aug 1910

Reference Number: 1/2-001655-G

Construction site of the the new General Post Office, Queen Street, Auckland, photographed by William Archer Price during the laying of the foundation stone, 1 August, 1910. Buildings in Customs Street can be seen behind the mobile crane on the right.

Key terms:
1 image, related to General Post Office (Auckland), Customs Street, Auckland City, Queen Street, Building sites, Cornerstone laying - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Post offices - New Zealand - Auckland Region and Mobile cranes.

Part of:
Price, William Archer, d 1948 :Collection of post card negatives, Reference Number PAColl-3057 (1884 digitised items)

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

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 "Price Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures11. Auckland. Post Office. 1910(PFP-025713)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: Laying foundation stone. New G.P.O. Auckland. 1.8.10

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