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Auckland Fire Brigade at drill, [ca 1912]

Reference Number: 1/2-001833-G

The Auckland Fire Brigade at drill in Beresford Street using the 85 foot Simon's ladder. Two firemen are up the ladder with a hose; the one at the top is aiming water over the building below. Other firemen and onlookers are standing on the street watching. Pitt Street Methodist Church is in the background. The construction site shed of J T Julian & Son, contractors, with a pile of rubble behind, can be seen in the middle foreground. Photograph taken by William A Price in 1912.

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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. Vertical imageSingle negative

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 Pictures352. Fire Brigades(PFP-029595)

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