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Vaniman, Melvin, 1866-1912: Panoramic photograph of Auckland city, 9 Feb 1903

Reference Number: PA9-051

Panoramic photograph of Auckland city, including waterfront, taken Sunday, 9 Februrary, 1903 by Melvin Vaniman. Looks over city buildings and streets, and the edge of Waitamata Harbour, from opposite Queens Wharf and Queen Street (running vertically up centre). Quay Street runs along the water's edge. A range of shipping vessels, including a paddle steamer, are berthed at wharves. Signs advertise the following businesses (from left to right): D Goldie, timber merchant; Roller flour mills and stores; John Burns & Co, iron merchants; New Zealand Herald; Wingate & Co; Spargo Gladstone Coffee Palace; and Westfield chemical works.

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1 image, categorised under Panoramic views and Platinum photoprints, related to Melvin Vaniman, Quay Street, Waitemata Harbour, Auckland City, Queen Street and Waterfronts - New Zealand - Auckland Region.

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Vaniman, Melvin, 1866-1912: Panoramic photograph of Auckland city, Reference Number PA9-051 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Platinum photoprint, 37.3 x 117.3 cm (visible image), in wood frame, 65.5 x 144.5 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: Auckland. Sunday. Feb 9. 1903; Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: Protected 9 2 03 Melvin Vaniman San Francisco

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