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Andrews Collection: View of The Square from C M Ross Department Store, The Square

Andrews Collection: View of The Square from C M Ross Department Store, The Square

This small photograph album belonged to Mrs R Andrews of Rangitikei House. This photograph bears the caption, "View PN from Ross's Building". This photograph was shot from the top of Rosco's Department Store, now the City Library and Community Services building. The road on the left is Broadway Avenue. Several monuments are prominent, including the King Edward VII Coronation Fountain (now next to the corner of Broadway Avenue and The Square) and the War Memorial (far right). The building with a clock tower in the middle of the photograph is the old Post Office, built 1906-1906. Next to the Post Office is Main Street East.

 
Palmerston North Chief Post Office

Palmerston North Chief Post Office

This photograph bears the caption, "Post Office PN May 1928." Built in 1906, the Post Office on the corner of The Square and Main Street was Palmerston North’s fourth, and replaced a small wooden building on the same site. 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, though the building no longer has the clock tower as it removed after the 1942 Napier earthquake. Taken from small photograph album belonging to Mrs R Andrews of Rangitikei House.

 
Andrews Collection:  The Drive, Victoria Esplanade

Andrews Collection: The Drive, Victoria Esplanade

This photograph came from a small photograph album that belonged to Mrs R Andrews of Rangitikei House. This photograph bears the caption, "The Drive, Esplanade PN". Queen Victoria Drive began as a rough track from Fitzherbert Avenue to Park Road in 1917. In 1919 it was properly laid out and metaled. It was tarred and sanded c1920-1921.

 
Andrews Collection: Water Lilies, The Square

Andrews Collection: Water Lilies, The Square

This photograph came from a small photograph album that belonged to Mrs R Andrews of Rangitikei House. This photograph bears the caption, "Water Lillies [sic] Square PN Jan 28." The body of water in the photograph is The Lakelet, also know as Butterfly Lake. Just visible behind The Lakelet is Leary's Pharmacy.

 
Andrews Collection: Myra, Joyce and Mrs May with Square Cannon

Andrews Collection: Myra, Joyce and Mrs May with Square Cannon

This photograph came from a small photograph album that belonged to Mrs R Andrews of Rangitikei House. This photograph bears the caption, "Myra, Joyce and Mrs May Feb 29." Two cannons were acquired by the Palmerston North Borough Council in 1909 for display in The Square. By 1939, the Council decided the cannons had outlived their usefulness and sold them to a scrap dealer. See Research File A175/72/2 in the Ian Matheson City Archives, City Library for more information. They served as a very popular spot to take photographs. All Saints Church is just visible on the right.

 
Andrews Collection: King Edward VII Coronation Memorial Fountain

Andrews Collection: King Edward VII Coronation Memorial Fountain

This photograph came from a small photograph album that belonged to Mrs R Andrews of Rangitikei House. This photograph bears the caption, " Fountain Square Palmerston North". This photograph shows the King Edward VII Coronation Memorial Fountain, also known as the Coronation Monument. It was built in 1902 to mark the coronation of Edward VII. In 1925, it was combined with another feature of The Square, the concrete fish pond (as shown here). This arrangement remains in place today, though the monument has moved to the corner of The Square nearest to Broadway Avenue. The memorial also commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Borough of Palmerston North, and the achieving of city status in 1930.

 
Andrews Collection: Bridge Over Duck Pond

Andrews Collection: Bridge Over Duck Pond

This photograph came from a small photograph album that belonged to Mrs R Andrews of Rangitikei House. This photograph bears the caption, "Bridge Over Duck Pond, Square PN Feb 28." The Duck Pond is now known as The Laklet or Butterfly Lake. The two figures on the bridge are Mrs May and Joyce from 2014P_AndrewsS1_010045. The Grand Hotel is visible on the left.

 
Mrs R Andrews

Mrs R Andrews

This photograph came from a small photograph album that belonged to Mrs R Andrews of Rangitikei House. This photograph has no caption. It depicts a woman in furs and a hat sitting on a park bench. Based on other identified photographs, this is a likely to be Mrs R Andrews, the owner of the album. See CA: Andrews Collection

 
Andrews Collection: Picnic at Ashhurst Domain

Andrews Collection: Picnic at Ashhurst Domain

This photograph came from a small photograph album that belonged to Mrs R Andrews of Rangitikei House. This photograph bears the caption "Picnic at Ashhurst March 1928 PN". Mrs Oliver (second row, far right) and Edith (front and centre) appear in 2014P_AndrewsS1_010039 also. The woman on Mrs Oliver's left may be Nessie, who is in several photographs in the album. See also 2014P_AndrewsS1_010060. See CA: Andrews Collection

 
Andrews Collection: Picnic at Ashhurst Domain

Andrews Collection: Picnic at Ashhurst Domain

This photograph came from a small photograph album that belonged to Mrs R Andrews of Rangitikei House. This photograph bears the caption "Picnic at Ashhurst March 1928 PN". Mrs Oliver (second row, far right) and Edith (front and centre) appear in 2014P_AndrewsS1_010039 also. The woman on Mrs Oliver's left is Edna Shanly, who is in several photographs in the album. See also 2014P_AndrewsS1_010040. See CA: Andrews Collection

 
Andrews Collection: Nessie

Andrews Collection: Nessie

This small photograph album belonged to Mrs R Andrews of Rangitikei House. This photograph bears the caption, "Nessie 15-1-28." Nessie appears in many photographs in this album. There is no indication about the nature of the relationship between Nessie and the albums owner, but there appears to be a familial resemblance between the two.

 
Andrews Collection: Manawatu River

Andrews Collection: Manawatu River

This photograph came from a small photograph album that belonged to Mrs R Andrews of Rangitikei House. This photograph has no caption, but is on the same page as photographs of a picnic in Ashhurst, which could indicate that this photograph shows the Manawatu River near there. See CA: Andrews Collection

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