This view of early Auckland looks south-east from Smales Point, showing Commercial Bay and Shortland Street (the thoroughfare between the buildings). Most of the buildings were trading posts, houses and small shops.
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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Photograph by James D. Richardson
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