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Creator unknown :Photograph of Arthur's Pass, Canterbury, [189-?]

Reference Number: PAColl-8476

Photograph of a section of the Arthur's Pass road over the Southern Alps, with a signpost in the foreground that reads: `To Hokitika 53 Miles'; taken circa 1890s by an unidentified photographer, and published as part of the "Views and Landscapes of New Zealand" series by F Bradley & Co.

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1 image, related to F Bradley & Company, Arthur's Pass, Roads - New Zealand - Canterbury Region and Mountains - New Zealand - Canterbury Region.

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Creator unknown :Photograph of Arthur's Pass, Canterbury, Reference Number PAColl-8476 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 20.4 x 14.2 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: Original caption for this view reads: `This Pass, the highest on the line of the coach road between Christchurch and the West Coast, is 3300 feet high. The descent from the Pass through the Otira Gorge to the Teremakau River, brings under notice some of the wildest and most romantic scenery on the route.'

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures69. Malvern Co. Arthurs Pass(PFP-030885)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - centre: Publisher's sticker: `MESSRS. F. BRADLEY & Co., / Box 374, P.O., Christchurch PHOTOGRAPHIC PUBLISHERS, &c. / VIEWS & LANDSCAPES OF NEW ZEALAND / No. 44 --- ARTHUR'S PASS / This Pass, the highest on the line of the coach road between Christchurch and the West Coast, is 3300 feet high. The descent from the Pass through the Otira Gorge to the Teremakau River, brings under notice some of the wildest and most romantic scenery on the route.' / [Copyright.; Verso - centre: Insrcription on publisher's sticker: E G Jublin Little River

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