Kōrero: Streets and lighting

Verandah signs, 1960s

Verandah signs, 1960s

Businesses soon used the spaces beneath verandahs to advertise their wares. Brightly lit or neon signs enlivened streetscapes, especially at night, as in this 1960s photo of a Wellington street.

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: O.006669
Photograph by Eric Lee-Johnson

Permission of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Adrian Humphris, 'Streets and lighting - Street verandahs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/24494/verandah-signs-1960s (accessed 15 June 2024)

He kōrero nā Adrian Humphris, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010