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This is a photograph of the Square, oriented towards the portion of the Square between Main Street West and Church Street West. The buildings, from left are: Provincial Hotel (burned down in 1906 and was replaced by the Grand Hotel, now the Grand Cafe and Bar), Daily Times, J Mortensen (watchmaker and jeweller), R Hannah Boot, W Park (bookseller), R Leary (chemist), Leary and Dixon ('The Home of Music') and an unidentified building that was once J Linton's Land Office. The original band rotunda is the prominent feature on the right side of this photograph. On the left is a sign which reads, "Please Keep Off The Grass".

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014P_Sq135_008884
Title
A View of the Square
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Sq 135
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

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Place
The Square, Palmerston North
Date
circa 1900

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

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