Story: City images

Dunedin, 1888 (2nd of 3)

Dunedin, 1888

One aim of George O’Brien’s panorama 'Dunedin 1888' was to highlight the growth and widening expanse of the city. This was achieved by showing the city in meticulous detail, and having it extend beyond the picture’s horizontal frames.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: C-060-006
Lithograph after a painting by George O'Brien

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Ben Schrader, 'City images - The city in art', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/25339/dunedin-1888 (accessed 29 January 2022)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010