Temple, L B fl 1860s :Post Office, Auckland, N.Z. 1867.

Temple, L B fl 1860s :Post Office, Auckland, N.Z. 1867.
Temple, L B, active 1860s

Shows the early Central Auckland Post Office building, with people walking past and standing outside, talking and reading mail. The building was located on a corner site in Princes Street

Likely to be a copy taken from the Illustrated London news wood engraving published on 13 August 1864. The only other ink and watercolour drawing by L B Temple in the Library's collection is also a probable copy from the ILN of December 1864, p 681, showing the Supreme Courthouse Wellington

Inscriptions: Recto - bottom right - signed and dated in ink. Pencilled notes on verso.

Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).

Physical Description: Pen and watercolour, 240 x 340 mm.

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1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Pen and watercolour, 240 x 340 mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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