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Earthworks during the extension of Anderson Park, Wellington, 6 Sep 1932

Reference Number: 1/2-088312-G

Earthworks during the extension of Anderson Park, Wellington, photographed 6 September 1936 by an unidentified photographer for the Evening Post. Note by Walter Cook on back of file print reads: "Anderson Park extension. Work on Anderson Park extension was carried out between Decmeber 1931 and May 1934 as a Government employment relief scheme operated through the Wellington City Council. The work also involved laying extensive storm water drains through Anderson Park and under Sydney Street. The cost of this operation was 12,631 pounds. The extension was first used as a sports ground, and is now the site of the Lady Norwood Rose Garden and Begonia House. Photograph taken looking west towards the ridge being demolished in order to fill the gully."

Key terms:
1 image, related to Anderson Park, Lady Norwood Rose Garden, Parks - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Public service employment and Earthwork - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-0614-1 (5390 digitised items)
Evening Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PA-Group-00287 (5802 digitised items)

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

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellington. Parks etc. Anderson. 1932(PFP-027798)

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