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Willis St, Wellington

Reference Number: PA7-04-23

Looking south west down Willis Street, Wellington, from the Lambton Quay intersection (later Stewart Dawson's corner), circa 1885. Shows the tobacconist shop of Gerard Boeddinghaus and the `Press Library and Reading Rooms' in the `Evening Post Chambers' building. Also shows Goodson's, importers of hosiery, hats and mercery and, further along, the verandah of the Empire Hotel. Signs advertising the `Steam Printing Office' of Blundell Bros and McDowell Bros, importers, drapers, clothiers and outfitters, can also be seen. Photograph taken by the Burton Brothers circa 1885.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Empire Hotel (Wellington), Goodson's London Arcade, Gerard Boeddinghaus (Firm), Blundell Brothers Ltd, McDowell Brothers (Firm), Willis Street, Stores, Retail - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Tobacco industry, Streets - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Commercial buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Burton Bros, Reference Number PAColl-3055 (67 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service41. Wellington. Streets. Willis(PFP-003443)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: 2278 - Willis St - Wellington. Burton Bros. Dunedin

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