Campbell, John, 1857-1942 :Government Printing Office, Wellington - partly erected in 1887. Now in course of completion. J Campbell delt [1896 or 1897]

Campbell, John, 1857-1942 :Government Printing Office, Wellington - partly erected in 1887. Now in course of completion. J Campbell delt [1896 or 1897]
Date
1896 - 1897
By
Campbell, John, 1857-1942
Ref
A-109-004
Description

Shows two horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground, a man on horseback, two others on bicycles and people promenading. Beyond is a four-storey building, with domes at each corner, and Wellington Harbour in the background to the right

The Government Printing Office, corner Bunny Street and Lambton Quay had its Bunny street frontage erected in 1887. Work then stopped until 1896 / 1897, when the Lambton Quay frontage was built. In 1935, the higher architectural details and the domes were removed as earthquake risks. The building was demolished in 1962.

Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s).

Physical Description: Engraving 80 x 296 mm

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Format
1 b&w art print(s), Works of art, Engravings, Engraving 80 x 296 mm
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