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Crowd in Queen Street near the Auckland Town Hall, [ca 1912-1914]

Reference Number: 1/2-001652-G

View of Auckland Town Hall taken from Queen Street with the statue of Sir George Grey on the left and Grey Street on the right. A large crowd is gathered and all are looking towards the photographer. On the right is a horse and cart with a number of young men standing on board, some with cards in their hatbands. The reason for the gathering is not indicated but it may have been to listen to speeches by a politican or trade unionist. The business premises of George Higgins, bootmaker can be seen on the right behind the crowd. Photograph taken by William A Price, ca 1912-1914.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Crowd scenes, related to Sir George Grey, Geo Higgins, Auckland Town Hall, Greys Avenue, Auckland City, Queen Street, Political parades and rallies, Crowds - New Zealand - Auckland Region, City halls - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Clothing and dress, Statues - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Men's clothing and Carriages and carts.

Part of:
Price, William Archer, d 1948 :Collection of post card negatives, Reference Number PAColl-3057 (1884 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 4.75 x 6.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: William Archer Price lived and practised in Queen Street, Northcote, 1909-1910. Source: New Zealand Post Office directories

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

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "Price Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures11. Auckland. Town Hall(PFP-029753)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: Grey's statue and Town Hall. Auckland. 105E [?]

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