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Demolition of wooden house in Rongotai Terrace, Wellington, [ca 13 December 1955]

Reference Number: EP-Municipal-Towns, Wellington and Suburbs-Miramar-02

Demolition of an 87-year-old house in Rongotai Terrace, Wellington, that had been built for James Coutts Crawford. Photograph taken ca 13 December 1955 by an Evening Post staff photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Silver gelatin photoprints, related to James Coutts Crawford, Rongotai Terrace, Wrecking, Suburbs - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Wellington and suburbs, Reference Number EP-Municipal-Towns, Wellington and suburbs (8 digitised items)
Municipal activities, Reference Number EP-Municipal (32 digitised items)
Evening Post illustrations file, Reference Number PAColl-7327-1 (342 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 14.5 x 25.6 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: The house was demolished as it was in the path of the proposed runway for Wellington Airport

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "The Dominion Post Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library

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