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Football match, Newtown Park, Wellington, [ca 1882]

Reference Number: PA1-q-120-17-2

Newtown Park, circa 1882, soon after it was developed as a sports ground. Beyond the field and the football players, on the lower slopes, can be seen some of the pines planted in 1880. People are standing around the sides of the field, and in the foreground some are sitting on a drey harnessed to two horses. Taken by an unidentified photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Wellington Town Belt, Newtown Park, Parks - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Rugby football - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Athletic fields - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Pinus radiata - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Crowds - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Holmes, R W fl 1920-1934 :Album of photographs relating to Wellington, Reference Number PA1-q-120 (13 digitised items)

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

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellington. Newtown. Parks etc. Newtown Park. ca 1880(PFP-014198)

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