Thorndon Flat, Wellington - Photograph taken by James Bragge

Date
1867
By
Bragge, James, 1833-1908
Ref
PAColl-D-0325
Description
A view looking out to the harbour from the lower slopes of Tinakori Hill with a barracks in the centre and the Duke of Edinburgh's ships of the Flying Squadron in the harbour. Tinakori Road runs from left to right in the foreground; Hobson Street is on far left and Molesworth Street on far right. The Princess Hotel is on the corner of Murphy Street and Molesworth Street. St Paul's Cathedral can be seen in the distance. Photograph taken by James Bragge in 1867. Identical image at PAColl-4478. File prints available at 41.Wellington. Thorndon Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - Thorndon Flat - 1867; Photographer's title on negative - bottom left - Protected [rest indepherible]; Recto - bottom left - Showing the Old Military Barracks in the foreground and at anchor the British War Vessels accompanying the Duke of edinburgh on his historical visit to New Zealand & Australia; Recto - bottom right - Note the earth crack running North from Molesworth St caused by the 1840 Earthquake Quantity: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s). Physical Description: 260 x 375 mm
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Format
1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s), Photographs, Photomechanical prints, 260 x 375 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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