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Old Identities (Albert) Hotel, on the corner of Boulcott and Willis Streets, Wellington

Reference Number: 1/2-011618-G

Old Identities (Albert) Hotel, on the corner of Boulcott and Willis Streets, Wellington. Each upper window is adorned with a sculptured head of an old identity. The statue on the skyline to the left is of Edward Gibbon Wakefield. Photograph taken by the Tyree Brothers circa 1900.

Key terms:
1 image, related to D J Kenny, Albert Hotel (Wellington), Old Identities Hotel, Boulcott Street, Willis Street, Commercial buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Hotels - 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)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: This building was erected and dedicated to the old identities by John Plimmer in 1879. It was demolished in 1929. Some of the scuptured heads are now held at Te Papa.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service41. Wellington. Hotels. Albert. ca 1900(PFP-002493)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: Willis St, Wellington. 513 Tyree, Pho, Nelson

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