Digitised Image

Customhouse Quay, Wellington, [ca 1885]

Reference Number: 1/1-025714-G

Customhouse Quay, Wellington, circa 1885, as seen looking west from the Railway Wharf. Shows the harbour in the foreground. The W & G Turnbull warehouses are second from the right, between Johnston and Waring Taylor Streets. Towards the left is the Post Office clock tower. Upland Farm House is just visible in the background (hill top, centre right). This area is now the suburb of Kelburn. Photograph taken by William Williams.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Thomas Turnbull, W & G Turnbull & Company, Wellington City and Commercial buildings - 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)Horizontal imageVarious Material Types

Historical Notes: The post office clock tower shown here was destroyed by fire in 1887.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service413. Wellington. Streets. Customhouse Quay. ca 1885(PFP-002999)

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