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Interior view of the Vivian Street Baptist Church, Wellington, 1941

Reference Number: APG-1500-1/4-G

Interior view of the second Vivian Street Baptist Church, Wellington, showing the arched ceiling, looking towards the pulpit with the organ behind. Across the arch above the pulpit is the inscription: "Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness". This church was opened for use on Sunday May 5, 1895. Architect W Crichton. Photographed by Albert Percy Godber in 1941.

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Part of:
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 4.25 x 3.25 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The pipe organ in this photograph was built by William Hill & Son of London, England. It was first installed in St Peter's church in Willis Street, Wellington, in January 1873 and was then removed to Nativity church in Blenheim in 1887. In 1907 it was installed in Vivian Street Baptist Church.

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 "A P Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures 41. Wellington. Churches. Baptist. Vivian St.(PFP-025507)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - bottom right: Baptist Church. Vivian St. /41.

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