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Procession of Clydesdale horses on Cambridge Terrace, Wellington, [ca 1920s]

Reference Number: 1/2-099996-G

Shows a procession of Clydesdale horses on Cambridge Terrace, Wellington, in the 1920s. The hotel Selwyn is on the left, the Wellington Council's works depot can be seen in the background and the tall chimney, straight ahead, was known as the Destructor.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Wellington City Council, Hotel Selwyn (Wellington), Clyde Quay, Cambridge Terrace, Clydesdale horse, Streets - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Processions - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)

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

Historical Notes: This part of Cambridge Terrace was known as Clyde Quay until 1925. The Council's works depot was on the site now occupied by the New World Supermarket. In the 1920s the council had teams of draught horses which were used to collect rubbish and deliver milk. The tall chimney known as the Destructor, signifies the site of the council furnaces where rubbish was burned.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service41. Wellington. Streets. Clyde Quay(PFP-004030)

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