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Checker Taxicab Company Ltd, Wellesley Street East, Auckland, [ca 1928]

Reference Number: 1/2-001952-G

View of Checker Taxicab Company Ltd premises on the corner of Wellesley Street East and Lorne Street. Three cabs are parked at the kerbside and a fourth is parked in the entrance to the garage where it is being vacuumed using an `Electrolux portable cleaning outfit'. Fullers' Opera House can be seen on the opposite side of the road in Wellesley Street West. Photograph taken by William A Price ca 1925-1930.

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1 image, categorised under Building portraits, related to Checker Taxicab Company Ltd (Auckland), Fullers' Opera Theatre (Auckland), Electrolux Pty Ltd, Wellesley Street, Lorne Street, Vacuum cleaners, Architecture - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Commercial buildings and Taxicabs - New Zealand - Auckland Region.

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 4.5 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. Businesses. Checker Taxicab Co.(PFP-029007)

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