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This photograph was taken from the slopes of Ferry Hill (now Seaview Gardens), at the corner of Union and Harbour Streets. Includes Leven & Co’s “Hemp Grading and Wool Stores” (large multi-gabled building in the distance) and NZ shipping Company’s Hemp Grading Store on the corner of Wharf Street and Harbour Street (far right in distance).

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Image
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2017P_Fx49_022156
Title
Flax mills on the riverbank at Foxton
Held In
Coolstore
Archive
Date
1912

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flax industry,
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