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The photograph shows a busy street scene from the Square int he 1920s. On the left of the photograph is the old Post Office. Built in 1906, the Post Office on the corner of The Square and Main Street was Palmerston North’s fourth. In 1988, when Telecom and Postbank became separate entities, the building ceased to be the Post Office. It currently operates as a restaurant and bar.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014N_Sq387b_008721
Title
The Square looking to Main Street East
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Sq 387b
Date
circa 1926

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Creation

Created By
Place
The Square, Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
1920s,
bench,
black and white,
brice,
car,
pdc,
pedestrian,
post office,
the square,
tobacconist,
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