View of Auckland Ferry Building taken at night to show the Peace celebration illuminations

View of Auckland Ferry Building taken at night to show the Peace celebration illuminations
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Date
1919
Ref
1/2-000215-G
Description

View of Auckland Ferry Building taken at night from the south-west side showing the illuminations on the building. Lights outline the architectural features of the building and the words `Victory and Peace 1914-1919' also appear (but can not be seen clearly in this photograph). The illuminations were installed to celebrate the end of World War One, and the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on 28 June 1919. Photograph taken by William A Price.

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Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre - Peace celebrations. Auckland. Ferry Bdgs. Illuminated. No 3839A

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

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Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of
Price, William Archer, 1866-1948 :Collection of post card negatives
Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Dry plate glass negative 4.5 x 6.5 inches, Orientation: Vertical image
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