Photographing Early Auckland 1850s - 1870s

When:

Thu 23 May 2019, 10:00am–5:00pm
Fri 24 May 2019, 10:00am–5:00pm
Sat 25 May 2019, 10:00am–5:00pm
Sun 26 May 2019, 10:00am–5:00pm
Mon 27 May 2019, 10:00am–5:00pm

Where: Auckland War Memorial Museum, Domain Dr, Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Website:

Listed by: Auckland Museum

The earliest photo of Auckland on record was taken around 1857 – marking the beginning of landscape photography in the city.

This small exhibition records changes over time to the shoreline of the Waitematā, and immediate surrounds through historical Auckland photography.

Explore the Auckland CBD, and identify current locations that are barely recognisable today and see the visible changes over time to the 3500 acres of land on which Apihai Te Kawau of Ngāti Whātua invited William Hobson to establish Auckland.

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