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Auckland Harbour Bridge under construction, [ca 21 Jul 1958]

Reference Number: PAColl-8163-70

View of the Auckland Harbour Bridge under construction, looking from mid-harbour towards Westhaven, showing (from right) spans 7, 6, 5 and 4 completed, and span 3 underway on top. Photograph taken circa 21 July 1958 by an unidentified photographer for the Free Lance.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Waitemata Harbour, Harbours - New Zealand - Auckland Region and Bridges - Design and construction.

Part of:
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 20.5 x 15 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - top centre: The construction of the Harbour Bridge photographed from mid harbour looking towards Westhaven. Showing from right spans 7-6-5-4 with span 3 on top.; Verso - centre: Copyright stamp: Copyright photo from / "N.Z. FREE LANCE" / (Wellington) / BRANCH OFFICE / ? QUEEN ST / AUCKLAND"; Verso - centre left: Publication date stamp: Published / 8 Aug 1958 / Page 20; Verso - centre: 21/7/58; Verso - bottom centre: Original published caption: This mid-harbour view illustrates the progress made. From Westhaven, right, spans 7,6,5 and 4 each take the bridge a step farther across the harbour.

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