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View of Auckland Ferry Building taken at night to show the Peace celebration illuminations, 1918

Reference Number: 1/2-000215-G

View of Auckland Ferry Building taken at night from the south-west side showing the illuminations on the building. Lights outline the architectural features of the building and the words `Victory and Peace 1914-1919' also appear (but can not be seen clearly in this photograph). The illuminations were installed to celebrate the end of World War One. Photograph taken by William A Price.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Building portraits, related to Auckland Ferry Building, Auckland City, Victory celebrations, Buildings - New Zealand - Auckland Region, 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. Vertical imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: William Archer Price lived and practised in Queen Street, Northcote, 1909-1910. Source: New Zealand Post Office directories

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. Ferry buildings. 1918(PFP-028220)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: Peace celebrations. Auckland. Ferry Bdgs. Illuminated. No 3839A

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