Kōrero: Street life

Crossing Queen Street

Crossing Queen Street

These pedestrians are crossing at the intersection of Auckland’s Queen and Wellesley streets, about 1960. By the 1950s city dwellers crossed busy streets at their peril, and most used pedestrian crossings for their own safety.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Gladys Mary Goodall Collection (PAColl-7756)
Reference: PAColl-7756-1-121
Photograph by Gladys M. Goodall

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ben Schrader, 'Street life - Pedestrians give way to cars', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20679/crossing-queen-street (accessed 25 September 2023)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010