Digitised Image

Auckland Post Office illuminated for visit of the Prince of Wales, 1920

Reference Number: 1/2-000437-G

View of Auckland Post Office in Queen Street, taken at night to show the front facade illuminated for the visit of the Prince of Wales. Illuminations include - `Welcome to our Prince - NZ' and Prince of Wales feathers. Photographed in 1920 by William Archer Price.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Building portraits, related to Edward Windsor, General Post Office (Auckland), Queen Street, Post offices - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Visits of state, Celebrations, Lighting - Special effects and Night photography - New Zealand - Auckland Region.

Part of:
Price, William Archer, d 1948 :Collection of post card negatives, Reference Number PAColl-3057 (1884 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 4.5 x 6.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "Price Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures11. Auckland. Post Office. 1920(PFP-027064)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: Prince of Wales visit Post Office illuminated Auckland 4470A

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