Digitised Image

View of Wellesley Street and surrounding area, [ca 1913-1914]

Reference Number: 1/2-000544-G

Bird's-eye view looking south east taken from the vicinity of Elliot Street. Wellesley Street is just visible to the centre left with the clock tower of the Auckland Public Library showing above the roof of the YMCA building. Other identifiable buildings are the Auckland Savings Bank, the premises of Cousins & Cousins Ltd, Young Women's Christian Association, Mutual Life Insurance Society, People's Palace Dining Room (15 Wellesley Street). On the horizon in the centre is the Auckland Hospital. Mount Eden is just visible on the far right as well as One Tree Hill. On the horizon to the left are the two towers of the Palace of Industries (part of the Auckland Industrial, Agricultural & Mining Exhibition, 1913-1914). Photograph taken by William A Price during the time of the Exhibition.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Building portraits, related to Cousins & Cousins Ltd, People's Palace Dining Room (Auckland), Auckland Savings Bank, Auckland Hospital, Young Women's Christian Association. Auckland Branch, Young Men's Christian Association. Auckland Branch, Mutual Life Insurance Society, Auckland Public Library, Wellesley Street, Architecture - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Banks and banking - New Zealand - Auckland Region and Commercial buildings.

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

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. Streets. Wellesley. c.1913-14.(PFP-029067)

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