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Government Arch erected for visit of the Duke and Duchess of York, Lambton Quay, Wellington, 1901

Reference Number: 1/1-017779-G

The Government Arch erected in Lambton Quay, Wellington, for visit of Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York. The intersection with Molesworth street and the Hotel Cecil are in the left background. Photograph taken 1901 by a staff photographer for The Press (Christchurch).

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cityscapes, related to Lambton Quay, Street decoration and Visits of state - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
The Press (Newspaper) :Negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00103 (247 digitised items)

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

Historical Notes: The arch was modelled on the design of Balmoral Castle. It bore on one side the inscription "God bless the duke and duchess" and on the other the Maori equivalent, "Ma Te atua korua e atawhai". Source of information: R A Loughnan, Royalty in New Zealand (Government printer: Wellington, 1902)

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "The Press Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

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