Digitised Image

Wellington Town Hall, [ca 1930s]

Reference Number: 1/1-023105-G

View of the Wellington Town Hall taken from the corner of Mercer and Cuba Streets in Wellington, with cars parked outside. Shows the tramlines above the street. A sign leaning against the building advertises an upcoming event: `Help the Orphans / Town Hall / Tues Dec 11 at 8 pm / to aid of / St Joseph's Orphanage / Jubilee Choir / [illegible] / Mrs Wilfred Andrews / Mr Roy Trewern /' etc. Photograph taken in the 1930s (after 1934), by Sydney Charles Smith.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Building portraits, related to Wellington Town Hall, Cuba Street, Mercer Street, Architecture - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Public buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region and City halls - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Smith, Sydney Charles, 1888-1972 : Photographs of New Zealand, Reference Number PA-Group-00242 (1258 digitised items)

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

Historical Notes: In 1934, the clock and its tower were removed from the Wellington Town Hall as a precaution after the 1931 Hawkes Bay earthquake.

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

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellington. Town Hall. 1930s(PFP-030205)

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