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The Butterfly Lakelet was constructed in 1909 by the then Beautification Society. The fountains were added in the 1960s.

Taken by 'Photo Instruments' when testing a camera or lens. Photo Instruments originally operated in Rangitikei Street, with a studio and darkroom in the Oroua Power Building, before renting floor space in the PDC. It was operated by Merlyn an Alfred Drew from the 1960s to c. 1989.

Behind from left, can be seen the Manawatu Standard building, Square Edge and All Saints Church.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017P_2011-43_024408
Title
Butterfly Lakelet
Format
Colour print
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection 2011-43
Date
1980s

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Creation

Created By
Place
The Square, Palmerston North

Object rights

Taxonomy

Tags
1980s,
all saints church,
butterfly lake,
colour,
lakelet,
manawatu standard building,
pond,
square edge,
the square,
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