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Road works through the Bolton Street cemetery in preparation for the Wellington motorway, [ca 18 Apr 1969]

Reference Number: PAColl-5522-3-001

Road works through the Bolton Street cemetery in preparation for the Wellington motorway. Shows earth moving vehicles working below a statue on the Flyger family grave. The city sexton, P J E Shotter, is nearest the statue. Photograph taken circa 18 April 1969 by an unidentified staff photographer for the Dominion newspaper.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Bolton Street Cemetery, Roads - New Zealand - Wellington Region - Design and construction, Earthmoving machinery, Public works - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Cemeteries - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Photographs of Bolton Street Cemetery and Memorial Park, Reference Number PAColl-5522-3 (1 digitised items)
Alington, Margaret H :Photographs of Bolton Street Cemetery, Reference Number PAColl-5522 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w copy negative(s)Silver gelatin print 16.5 x 21.6 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "The Dominion Post Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - MWD neg no? "Dominion" photo, 18 April 1969. Copied by C R Dyer, October, 1975. The statue of Liberty over the Flyger grave looks down on the dismantling. The City Sexton, P J E Shotter, is nearest the statue. The statue was erected in 1919, and replaced an earlier memorial. See WCC, 1919/1788

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