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Centennial Memorial Lookout under construction, Mount Victoria, Wellington, [ca 20 Nov 1939]

Reference Number: PAColl-7796-28

Centennial Memorial Lookout under construction, on Mount Victoria in Wellington. Shows the stone from the old Waterloo Bridge over the Thames, which was used for facing the enclosing wall. Photograph taken circa 20 November 1939, by an unidentified photographer for the Evening Post.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Mount Victoria and Memorials - New Zealand - Wellington region.

Part of:
Evening Post photographic prints, Reference Number PAColl-0614-2 (404 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 photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 20.5 x 15.16 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - top right: 20 Nov 1939; Verso - centre right: 3 col x 3 1/2 / Mon / I.P.; Verso - centre left: Centennial Memorial Look-out which is being built near the summit of Mount Victoria, commanding a magnificent view of the city, the harbour, and the country beyond. Stone from the old Waterloo Bridge over the Thames, recently replaced by a steel and concreted bridge, is being used for facing the enclosing wall of the look-out. Embodied in the memorial is the life-size heads in bronze of the Duke of Wellington and Edward Gibbon Wakefield. [glued-on clipping from original publication]

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