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State Fire Building, Wellington, 1919

Reference Number: 1/1-014761-G

View of the original State Fire Insurance building on the corner of Lambton Quay and Waring Taylor Street. Shows the old L G Porter premises (and the new one at 42 Waring Taylor Street), next to the single storey building of the State Fire Insurance Office. A ladder is on a trolley parked on the street corner. Large advertisements can be seen on the middle in the middleground, including: Dorothy Dalton in "Green Eyes" at the Artcraft Theatre; H W Lloyd, watchmaker, jeweller and optician; Pears soap; Woods' Peppermint cure; and Herb Price on Willis Street.Photograph taken in 1919, by Stanley Polkinghorne Andrew.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Building portraits, related to State Insurance Office (N.Z.), Lambton Quay, Streets - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Public buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Fire insurance, Advertising and Buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
S P Andrew Ltd :Portrait negatives, Reference Number PAColl-3739 (541 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Horizontal imageNegatives

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service41. Wellington. Government Departments. State Fire Building. 1919(PFP-013059)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Marginal notes on negative - right of image: 4853B State Fire Building 1 1/1 [...] 26.?.19.

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