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View of Wellington College looking south, Wellington City, New Zealand, 1925

Reference Number: EP-Education-Secondary Schools-Wellington College-06

View of Wellington College showing the cricket pavillion, Firth house, East School, West School, the dining block, and the Gifford Observatory. Photographed for the Evening Post newspaper in 1925 by an unknown photographer

Key terms:
1 image, related to Gifford Observatory (Wellington), Firth House (Wellington College), East School (Wellington College), West School (Wellington College), Wellington City and School buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Wellington College, Reference Number EP-Education-Secondary Schools-Wellington College (8 digitised items)
Activities and buildings relating to education, Reference Number EP-Education-Secondary Schools (13 digitised items)
Activities and buildings relating to education, Reference Number EP-Education (15 digitised items)
Evening Post illustrations file, Reference Number PAColl-7327-1 (342 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

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; Dining block foundation stone laid 25 june 1923, opened December 1924: East School built 1874 and 1883, spire removed 1909, demolished 1931; West School tender accepted October 1907, building completed 1908, demolished 1969, architects were Penty and Blake; Gifford Observatory seen here was built 1924.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "The Dominion post Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library."

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