Digitised Image

King's Chambers building in Wellington, after Wairarapa earthquake, Sep 1942

Reference Number: EP-Science-Earthquakes 1940s and 1950s-03

King's Chambers building on the corner of Willeston and Willis Streets, Wellington, under (demolition?/repair?) after the Wairarapa earthquake of 24 June 1942. Shows surrounding scaffolding with a sign attached which reads: "The Love Construction Co Ltd". Photograph taken circa 12 September 1942 by an unidentified Evening Post staff photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Building portraits and Silver gelatin photoprints, related to King's Chambers (Wellington), Willis Street, Willeston Street, Buildings - Earthquake effects, Scaffolding, Earthquakes - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Wrecking - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Earthquakes in the 1940s and 1950s, Reference Number EP-Science-Earthquakes 1940s and 1950s (6 digitised items)
Science, Reference Number EP-Science (23 digitised items)
Evening Post illustrations file, Reference Number PAColl-7327-1 (342 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 21.5 x 16.4 cm. Vertical imageSingle photograph

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