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View of Ridgway Street, Wanganui, [Between 1905 and 1908]

Reference Number: 1/2-000651-G

View of Ridgway Street, Wanganui, looking towards the post office on the right, with the Watt Fountain at the intersection with Victoria Avenue in the centre distance. The post office clock tower is prominent centre right, the street is lined with shops, and there are several horse-drawn carts in the street. Photograph taken by William Archer Price, before December 1908, when the fountain was moved to another site to make room for the new tramway, which was officially opened in December 1908.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Postcards, related to Post Office (Wanganui), Watt Fountain, Ridgway Street, Stores, Retail - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Electric lines - Poles and towers, Streets - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Street lighting, Post offices - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Clock towers - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region and Fountains - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui 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. Vertical imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be made available.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "Price Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures44. Wanganui. Streets. Ridgway(PFP-028923)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: Ridgway St. Wanganui. [No.] 482[?]

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