Scene at Cable Bay showing Cable Station and residences for cable staff

Scene at Cable Bay showing Cable Station and residences for cable staff
Date
ca 1912
Ref
1/1-004928-G
Description

Scene at Cable Bay showing Cable Station and residences for cable staff. Taken by the Northwood Brothers circa 1912.

The double storey building was said to be shifted to the Bay of Islands by barge and formed the nucleus of the Duke of Marlborough Hotel in Russell. (Information transcribed from back of file print.)

The Cable Station building was at the terminus of the Trans Pacific Cable. (Information from back of file print of negative 1/1-004926)

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).

Physical Description: Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 8.5 inches

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Part of
Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland
Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 8.5 inches, Orientation: Horizontal image
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Scene at Cable Bay showing Cable Station and residences for cable staff. Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland. Ref: 1/1-004928-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22683928

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