View of Orakei Bay, Auckland

View of Orakei Bay, Auckland
[ca 1910]
View of Orakei Bay (now known as Okahu Bay) looking south. In the immediate foreground is Orakei wharf. The newly-laid sewer pipe can be seen running along the beachfront at what is now Tamaki Drive. A house called Sudeley House belonging to Thomas Coates can be seen in the distance on the summit of Hobson Point to the right of frame. Taken by William A Price ca 1910. Information about the house belonging to Thomas Coates can be found in the article 'Opening up Orakei', New Zealand Herald, 5 September 1929. Other Titles - View of Okahu Bay, Auckland Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - bottom right - Orakei Bay. No 1797D 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 record was updated on 25 August 2017 to correct the information about the house seen on the Hobson Point summit. The house had been incorrectly identified as 'Conspio House' from an inscription on a British map reproduced in "Auckland by the sea; 100 years of work and play" by David Johnson, 1988 (p 127).
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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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