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The Lakelet was constructed in The Square in 1909. It was shaped as a butterfly with the bridge forming the body. It has been variously known as the Butterfly Lake and the Duck Pond. The cannon was placed beside it in the same year and the observatory erected 1906.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2007P_Sq343_SQU_0493
Title
Lakelet in The Square
Held In
Coolstore
Date
circa 1913

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Creation

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Place
The Square, Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
1910s,
band rotunda,
black and white,
butterfly lake,
gardens,
lakelet,
palmerston north,
photographs,
post office,
rotunda,
the square,
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