Newtown Park, Wellington

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Public Domain
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About this object
View of a lake in Newtown Park, Wellington, possibly taken in the late nineteenth or early twentieth century. Possibly the lake in Welliington Zoo but taken sometime before the zoo opened in 1906. A timber fence is located in the foreground. Hills are visible in the distance.

A note on the album page reads: The Lake, Newtown Park.

Photographer, unknown.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued into an album with a leather spine and corners, and red linen cover.
Album (closed): Height x Width: 310 x 260mm
Photograph: Height x Width: 113 x 166mm
Subject date
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 16593
Credit Line
gifted by Pauline Schwabe
Other number(s)
m2000/64/2, 16593, 82684


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I think this is the lake in Wellington Zoo, but taken sometime before the zoo opened (opened 1906).

- GKS posted 3 years ago.

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