Kōrero: Public gardens

Wellington Botanic Garden, 1910

Wellington Botanic Garden, 1910

Wellington Botanic Garden served as a colonial nursery and trial garden during the later part of the 19th century. Its founder, James Hector, planted rectangular beds as a teaching garden. In 1910 these beds were still in use, and are visible under the grove of cabbage trees.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sydney Charles Smith Collection (PA-Group-00242)
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Photograph by Sydney Charles Smith

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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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Public gardens - Types of public garden', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18809/wellington-botanic-garden-1910 (accessed 3 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008