Story: Inner-city living

Living room, Symonds St Flats (2nd of 3)

Living room, Symonds St Flats

A publicity photograph of a living room in a Symonds St flat in the late 1940s shows how the severe lines of the room are softened by the tenant’s furnishings and ornaments.

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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
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Photograph by Sparrow Industrial Pictures Ltd

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How to cite this page:

Philip Morrison and Ben Schrader, 'Inner-city living - City flats', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/23746/living-room-symonds-st-flats (accessed 5 July 2022)

Story by Philip Morrison and Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010