Story: Streets and lighting

City lights, 1960s

City lights, 1960s

This painting of Wellington’s Willis Street in the 1960s evocatively captures the bustle and bright lights of Friday late shopping night, despite the rain and gloom of winter.

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Oil painting by W. W. Stewart

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Adrian Humphris, 'Streets and lighting - Street lighting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 April 2024)

Story by Adrian Humphris, published 11 Mar 2010