Herbert Street, Wellington

Monteith, George Dalrymple
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
A stereoscope photograph of Herbert Street, looking north towards Manners Street junction.

There is a post visible on the right hand side of the road. This was either a crude hitching post arrangement or these were intended to keep horse and cart traffic to one side of the road, offering a form of protection to pedestrians.

Photographer, George Dalrymple Monteith.
Date, unknown although it is believed that the photograph was taken in the 1850s.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued to card.
Height x Width: 85 x 170mm
Tiffen, Inscription, Handwritten
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 14862
Credit Line
gifted by Mrs Priscilla Feickert
Other number(s)
70/107/3, 14862, 77340
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