Willis St, Wellington

Willis St, Wellington
Date
1868 - 1896
Ref
PA7-04-23
Description
Looking south west down Willis Street, Wellington, from the Lambton Quay intersection (later Stewart Dawson's corner), circa 1885. Shows the tobacconist shop of Gerard Boeddinghaus and the `Press Library and Reading Rooms' in the `Evening Post Chambers' building. Also shows Goodson's, importers of hosiery, hats and mercery and, further along, the verandah of the Empire Hotel. Signs advertising the `Steam Printing Office' of Blundell Bros and McDowell Bros, importers, drapers, clothiers and outfitters, can also be seen. Photograph taken by the Burton Brothers circa 1885. Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - bottom left - 2278 - Willis St - Wellington. Burton Bros. Dunedin Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Orientation: Horizontal image
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