Te Aro Pā, Wellington

Monteith, George Dalrymple
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Public Domain
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A stereoscope photograph of Te Aro Pā in Wellington.

The Pā is believed to have covered 2 hectares, or 20,000 square metres of ground. This view is likely to have been taken from present day Manners Street looking north east. The beach and harbour would have been beyond the low lying dwellings visible in the photograph.

Photographer: George Dalrymple Monteith. Date unknown, probably the 1840s or 1850s.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued to card. There is another stereoscope photograph on the reverse of the card.
Height x Width: 85 x 170mm
Tiffen, Inscription, Handwritten
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 14872
Credit Line
gifted by Mrs Priscilla Feickert
Other number(s)
70/107/5, 14872, 77320
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