Story: International economic relations

'Auckland showing the Albert Barracks', 1859

'Auckland showing the Albert Barracks', 1859

Spending by British armed forces made an important contribution to economic activity in mid-1840s Wellington and 1860s Auckland, when relatively large numbers of troops were quartered in the settlements.

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Reference: Gift of Miss Constance Robertson, 1937
Watercolour by Andrew Robertson

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'International economic relations - New Zealand in the world economy, 19th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/24790/auckland-showing-the-albert-barracks-1859 (accessed 19 October 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 11 Mar 2010