Wellington City Council :Negatives of Wellington taken for the Wellington City Council, chiefly by Frank Giles Barker

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Date
ca 1928-1955
By
Wellington (N.Z.). City Council; Barker, Frank Giles, 1891-1955
Ref
PAColl-5448
Description

Negatives taken for the Wellington City Council, illustrating public works in Wellington ca 1928-1955. Most were taken by F G Barker, with a small number of images at the end of the ca 1928-1955 period taken by William Hall Raine.

Some of the images from this collection appear, with captions and dates, in the Wilkinson albums PA1-q-267 and 8.

Arrangement: Negatives at 1/1-024144 to 024351, 024515 to 024835, 025075 to 025262, 025436 to 025465, 025472 to 025477, and 026548 to 026556 (whole plate); 1/2-137671 to 137673 (half plate); and 1/4-048289 and 048291 (quarter plate)

Quantity: 767 b&w original negative(s).

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Format
767 b&w original negative(s), Negatives
There are 193 items in total.
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Date: [192-?] From: Wellington City Council :Negatives of Wellington taken for the Wellington City Council, chiefly by Frank Giles Barker Ref: 1/1-024167-G Description: Wellington City Council milk delivery carts, circa 1920s. Photograph taken for the Wellington City Council by Frank Giles Barker. Source of descriptive in...
Taranaki Street, Wellington
Date: [ca 1930] From: Wellington City Council :Negatives of Wellington taken for the Wellington City Council, chiefly by Frank Giles Barker Ref: 1/1-025188-G Description: Taranaki Street, Wellington. Shows city buildings and vehicles. Wakefield Chambers is on the right, on the corner of Wakefield Street. The Levy Building is u...
Date: 18 Jan 1935 From: Wellington City Council :Negatives of Wellington taken for the Wellington City Council, chiefly by Frank Giles Barker Ref: 1/1-025233-G Description: Gully alongside Chaytor Street, Karori, Wellington, 18 January, 1935. Photographer unidentified. This area is now Appleton Park. Quantity: 1 b&w original n...
Date: [between 1929 and 1930] From: Wellington City Council :Negatives of Wellington taken for the Wellington City Council, chiefly by Frank Giles Barker Ref: 1/1-024258-G Description: Glasgow Street, Kelburn, Wellington, taken after widening of the road was completed. Photograph taken between 1929-1930 for the Wellington City Council, by F...
Date: [ca 1930] From: Wellington City Council :Negatives of Wellington taken for the Wellington City Council, chiefly by Frank Giles Barker Ref: 1/1-024591-G Description: Refuse tip at Lyall Bay, Wellington, circa 1930s Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Date: 1931 From: Wellington City Council :Negatives of Wellington taken for the Wellington City Council, chiefly by Frank Giles Barker Ref: 1/1-024622-G Description: Crowd at the opening of the Mount Victoria Tunnel, Wellington. A crowd of people are looking into the mouth of the tunnel and a car is parked in the middle o...
Date: [ca 1907] From: Wellington City Council :Negatives of Wellington taken for the Wellington City Council, chiefly by Frank Giles Barker Ref: 1/1-025439-G Description: Durham Street Gallery interior showing an exhibition of photographs installed. Classical figures and busts decorate the room, and three men can be seen vie...
Date: 1938 From: Wellington City Council :Negatives of Wellington taken for the Wellington City Council, chiefly by Frank Giles Barker Ref: 1/1-025198-G Description: Shop window display of hats, at Kirkcaldie & Stains, Lambton Quay, Wellington, in 1938. A sign included in the display reads: "Black. The height of chic. The...
Date: ca 1926-1932 From: Wellington City Council :Negatives of Wellington taken for the Wellington City Council, chiefly by Frank Giles Barker Ref: 1/1-024252-G Description: Entrance to Wellington Zoo, photographed circa 1928-1932, probably by Frank Giles Barker. Shows a gateway with a sign above reading: "The Zoo". Men, women an...
Date: 1938 From: Wellington City Council :Negatives of Wellington taken for the Wellington City Council, chiefly by Frank Giles Barker Ref: 1/1-025208-G Description: Ford van with "Texaco" and "The Texas Company (Aust'asia) Ltd" painted on the side. Taken on Oriental Parade, Wellington. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative...