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View of the bandstand in Albert Park, Auckland, [ca 1908-1910]

Reference Number: 1/2-000737-G

The bandstand was described as `an elegant construction based on an octagonal plan with a scalloped roof topped by a fashionable "onion" dome, painted floral frieze and trellis cornice'. People are seated on the park benches which surround the bandstand. The newly planted trees can be seen near the benches. Photographed by William A Price ca 1908-1910

Key terms:
1 image, related to Albert Park, Bandstands and Parks - New Zealand - Auckland 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 4.5 x 6.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The bandstand was designed by James Slator and erected ca 1905-1906. Admiral Sperry and other officers of the United States Navy planted oak trees around the bandstand in Aug 1908. [Source: Albert Park conservation plan, 1997]

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. Parks Etc. Albert(PFP-029026)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: Albert Park. Auckland. 1815.

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