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Lambton Quay, Wellington, with the New Zealand Drug Company building, [188-?]

Reference Number: 10x8-0961-G

Lambton Quay, Wellington. Looks north, along the west side of the street. Business premises from left: Seed merchants H C Gibbons and Co, New Zealand Drug Company, The Wellington Hardware Company, (Central?) Hotel, Allen's, The City Cafe, and G B Clark. The tower of St Andrew's-on-the-Terrace is visible on the right. Photograph taken circa 1880s by the Tyree Studio.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Building portraits, related to H C Gibbons & Company, Kempthorne, Prosser & Company, Lambton Quay, Streets - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Architecture - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Commercial buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Tyree Studio:Negatives of Nelson and Marlborough districts, Reference Number PAColl-3064 (329 digitised items)

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

Historical Notes: New Zealand Drug Company premises were built for Jacob Joseph and completed in 1878. In 1883 the building was taken over by Harcourts. Later owners were Wairarapa Farmers; Kempthorne Prosser; Coulls, Somerville & Wilkie. Shopping centre Lambton Square was on the site from the 1980s.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellingtom. Streets. Lambton Quay. ca 1880s(PFP-031553)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: Lambton Quay, Wellington. Tyree Photo, Nelson. 5501

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