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State housing flats ("Duplex" design) under construction, Wellington, Sep 1958

Reference Number: PAColl-7796-95

State flats of the "Duplex" design being built in a Wellington state housing area, showing two pairs of units under construction, in two-storey blocks. Photograph taken in September 1958 by an unidentified photographer for the Evening Post.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Public housing - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Building sites and Architecture - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Evening Post photographic prints, Reference Number PAColl-0614-2 (404 digitised items)
Evening Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PA-Group-00287 (5802 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 20.4 x 9.6 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - centre: Copyright stamp: Evening Post / Wellington, N.Z. / - Sep 1958 / Copyright photograph; Verso - centre: Date stamp: 13 Sep 1958; Verso - top centre: Duplex housing 4/c x 2 3/4 / late / Fri; Verso - bottom right: Original caption: START of the first housing scheme of its kind in Wellington - the construction of 20 State flats of the "Duplex" design with symmetrical arrangement of units in pairs in blocks of two storeys each.

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