Port Ahuriri

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About this object
An early view of The Spit, Ahuriri and the Western Spit taken from Bluff Hill. The development of Gough and Māori Islands, around which early land reclamation began forming West Quay, is evident. Murray Roberts, the Railway Hotel and Banner, Liddle, Kinross and Company's buildings are visible.

On the dip of the land a horse is seen grazing near a small wooden building. The North and South Pond are visible. There is little settlement on the Western Spit and the North British Freezing Works are not yet built.

Photographer unknown.
Date unknown.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued to card.
Measurements
Height x Width: 195 x 295mm
Height x Width: 224 x 313mm
Signature/Inscription
Box 10A, Inscription, Handwritten
S Albel Mears, Inscription, Handwritten
Current rights
Caption
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 3359
Credit line
gifted by Mrs A Denholm
Other number(s)
m65/22, 3359, 76088

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