BNZ Wellington. ca1927
Busy intersection of Customhouse and Lambton Quay, showing the Bank of New Zealand. An officer directs traffic in the foreground.
Tram 103 to the left looks to be on route to Island Bay and has two posters displayed below the window: ‘Give books this Xmas’ and ‘Plunket Shield Cricket Welly vs Otago - Xmas and Boxing day - Basin Reserve’ Tram to right en-route to Aro Street. The last tram to travel the Wellington Streets was 37 years later, on 2nd May 1964.
Colourised By Brendan Graham 2016 from an original black and white Image courtesy of the Alexander Turnbull Library.