Some city streets were social gathering places. In Dunedin The Exchange – the intersection of High and Princes streets – was one such place. Here, children and adults (and even animals) are congregating to talk, or simply pass the time of day. The Cargill monument (centre) provided a convenient place to sit.
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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Andrew Garran (ed), Picturesque atlas of Australasia, vol. III. Sydney: 1886, p. 649
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