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Rongotai, Wellington, showing the Power Station and the Centennial Exhibition buildings, 11940

Reference Number: 1/1-018071-G

A view of Rongotai, Wellington, showing the Power Station on the left, the Centennial Exhibition Buildings in the centre and the beach with bathing sheds on the right. Photograph taken by William Hall Raine, probably some time between the exhibition's opening on 8 November 1939, and its closure in May 1940. (Date determined by the fact that flags are flying from all the flag polls on the outer edges of the Exhibition buildings).

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cityscapes, related to New Zealand Centennial Exhibition (1939-1940 Wellington), Rongotai, Streets - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Power-plants, Bays - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Exhibition buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Suburbs - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Raine, William Hall, 1892-1955 :Negatives of New Zealand towns and scenery, and Fiji, Reference Number PAColl-3071 (195 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Single negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File Print available in Pictorial Reference Service41. Wellington. Rongotai. 1940(PFP-002485)

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