Photographer unknown :Te Aro Flat, Wellington

Photographer unknown :Te Aro Flat, Wellington
Date
[ca 1857]
Ref
PAColl-D-0008
Description

Te Aro Flat, Wellington, ca 1857. View looking south-east along Manners Street and Courtenay Place with Mount Victoria in the background and the harbour on the left. Shows Rhodes Wharf and residence on the far left; the arched roof of Kebbell's Mill, middle ground, centre; te Aro Pa with swamps, beyond the mill. Taken by an unidentified photographer.

Title on print gives an incorrect date.

The Grand Opera House was later built on the site of Kebbell's Mill. Photograph was taken after the 1855 Wellington earthquake.

Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - Building with arched roof is Kebbell's Floor Mill, now the site of the Grand Opera House, and Te Aro Pah beyond.; Recto - beneath image - Te Aro Flat - 1846; Recto - beneath image - Manners Street is shown connecting with track now Courtenay Place

Quantity: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s).

Physical Description: 37.5 x 30.5 cm

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s), Photographs, Photomechanical prints, 37.5 x 30.5 cm, Orientation: Vertical image
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