Men clearing pines from from Fitzherbert Terrace, Thorndon, Wellington

Men clearing pines from from Fitzherbert Terrace, Thorndon, Wellington
Date
1932
Ref
1/2-089801-G
Description

Men burning and sawing stumps of felled pine trees in preparation for the planting of elms in what was to become Katherine Mansfield Memorial Park on Fitzherbert Terrace in Thorndon, Wellington. Taken by an unidentified photograher in 1932.

Note on back of file print reads: Work on removing pines planted in Fitzherbert Terrace, June 1932. (A related photo was published in the Evening Post, 22 Jun 1933). Work on removing pines had been started in October 1930 at the Murphy Stret end of the plantation. Judging from photographs, elms were planted at that date in the cleared area - see 1/2-089798. Date from Evening Post register is June 1932. Katherine Mansfield Memorial park was laid out on the site.

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

Physical Description: Gelatin dry plate negative

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Part of
Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper / Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper
Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Gelatin dry plate negative
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Men clearing pines from from Fitzherbert Terrace, Thorndon, Wellington. Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper. Ref: 1/2-089801-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23105551

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