Digitised Image

Wellington city and harbour, looking west from Tinakori Hill, [ca 1887]

Reference Number: 1/1-025897-G

Looking west over Wellington city, the harbour and towards Roseneath, from Tinakori Hill. Shows Thorndon, Lambton city area and Government Buildings on the left. Glenbirvie Terrace, Tinakori Road and Bowen Street Cemetary are in the left foreground. Photograph taken between 1885 and 1887 by Edgar Richard Williams.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cityscapes, related to Glenbervie Terrace, Wellington City, Harbours - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Cities and towns - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Williams, Edgar Richard, 1891-1983 :Negatives, lantern slides, stereographs, colour transparencies, monochrome prints, photographic ephemera, Reference Number PA-Group-00076 (409 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 8.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: Lambton Railway Station has been moved north from behind Government Buildings, therefore this photograph was taken after 1885. The Post Office burnt down and a new tower erected in 1887. This photograph shows the pre-fire tower and was therefore taken before 1887.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service41. Wellington. Thorndon ca 1886(PFP-002648)

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