View of Orakei Bay, Auckland

View of Orakei Bay, Auckland
[ca 1910]

View of Orakei Bay (now known as Okahu Bay) looking west. In the immediate foreground are sewer pipes and the newly constructed sewer running along the beachfront at what is now Tamaki Drive.

A lone house, 'Sudeley House' belonging to Thomas and Elizabeth Coates, can be seen in the distance on the summit of Hobson Point hill.

Taken by William A Price ca 1910.

The lone house on the Hobson Point hill belonged to settler Thomas Coates, see 'Opening up Orakei', New Zealand Herald, 5 September 1929.

Other Titles - View of Oraki Bay, Auckland

Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - bottom left - Orakei Bay. No 1795D

William Archer Price lived and practised in Queen Street, Northcote, 1909-1910. Source: New Zealand Post Office directories

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

Physical Description: Dry plate glass negative 4.5 x 6.5 inches

Processing information: The house on the summit of Hobson Point above Orakei Bay had been incorrectly identified as a named home 'Conspio House'. Record updated on 29 August 2017.

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1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Landscape photographs, Dry plate glass negative 4.5 x 6.5 inches, Orientation: Horizontal image
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