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Davis, William Henry Whitmore, 1812-1901 :Lambton Quay and Brandon's Corner, [ca 1866-1867]

Reference Number: PA7-50-20

One of a series of panoramic views of the waterfront and Lambton Quay taken by W H W Davis ca 1866-1867. View taken from off-shore of the buildings along Lambton Quay with Brandon's Corner on far right. Houses in Wellington Terrace and beyond, and the Bolton Street Cemetery (on right) can be seen on the hill behind, with Tinakori Hill in the background. Identifiable premises on Lambton Quay are: T J Mountain; Edward Greaves Smith (Music Warehouse); Henry Owen; baker's shop; chemist & druggist; G Read; J Cook & Son. The Star Boating Club's shed can be seen on the waterfront.

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1 image, categorised under Cityscapes, related to William Henry Whitmore Davis, Edward Greaves Smith, Thomas John Mountain, William Thomas Quinton, Star Boating Club (Wellington), Bolton Street Cemetery (Wellington), J Cook & Sons (Firm), Henry Owen (Firm), Tinakori Hill, Thorndon, The Terrace, Lambton Quay, Stores, Retail - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Waterfronts - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Cemeteries - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

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Davis, William Henry Whitmore, 1812-1901 :Lambton Quay and Brandon's Corner, Reference Number PA7-50-20 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)153 x 205 mm on card 250 x 300 mm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: Brandon's Corner later became know as Quinton's Corner

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File Print available in Pictorial Reference Service41. Wellington. Streets. Lambton Quay(PFP-004425)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Backing board verso - centre: "The Old Beach", Lambton Quay as Mr H R Curtis knew it (see special article by him). Beginning with Quinton's Corner (opp Govt Buildings) and opp Parliamentary Gates. W T Quinton lent this photo.

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