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Willis Street, Wellington, 1929

Reference Number: 1/1-006168-F

Willis Street, Wellington city, 1929. Shows business premises on both sides of the street. Also shows trams, cars, and pedestrians. The shop of Victor Brownson, selling watches and jewellery, is in the left foreground, on the corner of Boulcott Street. An Island Bay tram is on the right. A building labelled "Mandel's Buildings" is on the far right. Photographer unidentified.Notes on back of file print read: Majestic Cinema is still under construction (built 1928-29). Scaffolding (upper left hand corner) shows that construction of stage is still going on. The large neon sign on the facade has not yet been attached. First listing in Wises for the Majestic is 1930. Hibernia House (Nimmos Pianos), cnr Willis & Bond sts, not yet built (Dec 1929 under constr).

Key terms:
1 image, related to Firm Victor Brownson, Mandel's Buildings, Willis Street, Streets - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Architecture - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Commercial buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region and City and town life - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Tourist and Publicity, Reference Number PAColl-3063 (93 digitised items)

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

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Copyright administered by Archives New Zealand.

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellington. Streets. Willis. 1929(PFP-026247)

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