Story: Wellington places

Street meeting (1st of 2)

Street meeting

In one of the earliest photographs of Wellington, around 1859, a group of women and children gather in Thorndon’s Hobson Street. The denuded hill in the background is Mt Victoria.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Crawford Family Collection
Reference: PA1-f-019-25-3

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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington places - Western suburbs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/13426/street-meeting (accessed 19 November 2019)

Story by Chris Maclean, updated 1 Mar 2016