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Children's Section, Wellington Public LibraryWellington Railway StationWellington : Biography of a City55 Minute Dry Cleaning, Cuba StreetLambton QuayThorndon QuayThe Second to Last Tram, Lambton QuayWorser Bay, SeatounBoat Sheds, Clyde Quay Boat HarbourGovernment BuildingsThe Last Car for Oriental BayKarori ReservoirCourtenay PlaceGrey Street & Queens WharfPictorial souvenir of the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition, 1939-1940Specially Selected Views of WellingtonJames Smith's CornerTe AroExterior of the Wellington Central Library


Welcome to the Wellington City Recollect website, a database of heritage photos, books, maps and related ephemera reflecting the Capital's past. The database is administered by Wellington City Libraries.

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Euclid scraper near Moa Point R.M.S KaikouraKilbirnie and Lyall Bay, 1925Butcher's shop tile, Taranaki Street30 Arthur StreetTerraced houses, Boulcott StreetMotorway constructionSt Patrick's College students attending the funeral of Cardinal McKeefryManners Plaza, 55 - 63 Manners StreetCity Voice, 15th August 1996Children's Library 37 Herald StreetKilbirnie and RongotaiApostolic Church, Webb StreetHospital Bookshop, 20 Riddiford Street, NewtownPlunket Street, KelburnOld St Paul'sMiramar Peninsular Footpath Shrine, Saint Teresa's Church, Karori RoadLambton QuayTwelve Months in Wellington (1843)Te Aro School's 125th AnniversaryCockburn Street, KilbirnieFlooding at the intersection of Churchill Drive and Blackbridge Road560 Adelaide RoadWellington Basketball Association JubileeNicoleWadestown RoadThe Pavilion, Williams Park, Days BayMembers of the Indian community outside the Plaza TheatreManners Street 1985Louise Hillary and Joyce Fuchs Silverstream HospitalHouses in Glenmore Street154 Tasman Street, Mt CookDancing in Mercer StreetBank of New Zealand, Lambton Quay 80 - 82, 83 Kent Terrace (Construction House)Bindery in the Central Public Library60 Murphy Street120-122 Adelaide Road, NewtownJenkins Building, 157 Riddiford Street, NewtownLibrarian with the card catalogue St Anthony's Catholic Church, SeatounWadestown Library39 Marine Parade, SeatounView of Boulcott Street and The TerraceConstruction of Messines Road reservoirCity Voice, 6th October 1994