View of Wellington College looking south, Wellington City, New Zealand, 1925
Reference Number: EP-Education-Secondary Schools-Wellington College-05
View of Wellington College showing the Cricket Pavillion, Firth House, East School, West School, and the Gifford Observatory. Photographed for the Evening Post newspaper in 1925 by an unknown photographer
1 image, related to Charles Alexander Lawrence, Christian Julius Toxward, Gifford Observatory (Wellington), Penty & Blake, Firth House (Wellington College), East School (Wellington College), West School (Wellington College), Wellington City, Gothic Revival (Architecture) - New Zealand - Wellington Region, School buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Architecture - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Athletic fields - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Wooden buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Building, Brick - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Renaissance Revival (Architecture) - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.
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Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 15.7 x 32.2 cm. Single photograph
Historical Notes: Cricket pavillion built 1924; Firth House tender notice in Evening Post 20 December 1922, foundation stone laid 25 June 1923, opened 1 December 1924 (architect Charles A Lawrence of Swan, Lawrence & Swan); East School built 1874 and 1883, spire removed 1909, demolished 1931 (architect Christian Julius Toxward); West School tender accepted October 1907, building completed 1908, demolished 1969,(architects Penty and Blake); Gifford Observatory seen here was built 1924. All of the architects involved were Wellington architects.
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