Digitised Image

Parliament Buildings, Wellington, 1890s

Reference Number: 1/2-011627-G

Parliament Buildings, Wellington, photographed in the 1890s by the Tyree Studio.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Building portraits, related to Parliament House (Wellington), Parliament Buildings, New Zealand - Politics and government, Gothic Revival (Architecture) - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Architecture - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Parliament buildings.

Part of:
Tyree Studio:Negatives of Nelson and Marlborough districts, Reference Number PAColl-3064 (329 digitised items)

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

Historical Notes: Note on back of similar image at 1/2-011626 reads: "Built as 2 buildings. The section on the right was built as the Provincial Buildings in 1857. When central government was moved to Wellington [1865] it became Parliament Buildings. The building was also used for Supreme Court sessions at one time. It was replaced by the General Assembly Library in 1899. The wooden building on the left was built in 1873, and was destroyed by fire in 1907."

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellington. Parliament Buildings. 1890's(PFP-027634)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: Parlt House, 522; Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: Tyree, Phot, Nelson

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