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Hotel and wharf, Cowes Bay, Waiheke Island, [ca 1920]

Reference Number: 1/2-000442-G

View of Cowes Bay looking south-west down onto the beach from a high vantage point on the headland to the north of the bay. The wharf can be seen in the middle foreground, and a large wooden building (Cowes Bay boarding house / hotel?) is in the middle distance behind trees. People are walking on the beach, and rowing or playing in boats close to shore. A group of people are buying things at the shop on the beachfront opposite the wharf. A tent is erected in the paddock in front of the boarding house. Photographed by William Archer Price in early 1900s.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Beach scenes, related to Cowes Bay, Beaches - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Wharves - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Bays - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Islands - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Hotels - New Zealand - Auckland Region and Tents.

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 Pictures13. Waiheke Island. Cowes Bay.(PFP-028975)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: Cowes Bay. Waiheke. No 2105D

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