Open Calais - NaturalFeature | Commercial Bay

  • Artist unknown :Britomart Point, Auckland. [ca 1875]

    A scene with with a waterfront road, a breakwater and jetty. Between Mechanics Bay in the foreground and Commercial Bay in the background where several ships are anchored, is a distinctive high mound, the end of the Britomart promontory. On top of the headland at the left is a church (St Pauls) with a red wooden spire. To its right is the Albert Barracks. Below this is Emily Place. Ships' masts in the background are those moored at Queen's Wharf

    find.natlib.govt.nz - - Images - 1860-01-01 - Similar Pages - Map  1426757
  • Auckland Waterfront Plan

    Auckland Waterfront Plan.jpg Plan of the Auckland waterfront in Auckland City , New Zealand , pre-1930, based on the shape of the Western Reclamation shown in the plan. The darker line shows the 1841 coastline of the area, with Freemans Bay (1) and Commercial Bay (3) already having been reclaimed .

    commons.wikimedia.org - - Images - 2007-08-25 - Similar Pages - Map  1416398
  • Furkert, Frederick William, 1826-1949 :Auckland Harbour Board reclamations 1859-1948 (subject to correction) [map with ms annotations].

    --- - Shows reclamations along the Auckland Harbour front, including Pt Fisher, afterwards, Acheron Pt.; Freeman's Bay; Nelson St; Pt Stanley, afterwards Smales Pt; Commercial Bay; Mechanics Bay; Pt Dunlop, afterwards St Barnabas Pt.; St Georges Bay and Campbell's Pt. - Some annotations included, indicating part of reclamation in progress, and date change.

    find.natlib.govt.nz - Frederick William, 1876-1949 Furkert (as the artist); Auckland Harbour Board (as the publisher); New Zealand Institute of Engineers (as the donor/lender/vendor) - Images - 1859-01-01 - Similar Pages - Map  1428974
  • Hogan, Patrick Joseph, 1804-1878 :Auckland. Vincent Brooks, Lith. [London, Stanford, 1857]

    View looking across Commercial Bay, lower Queen Street, the wharves and the city towards St Matthew's and St Patrick's churches, from the Britomart Barracks.

    find.natlib.govt.nz - Patrick Joseph, 1804-1878 Hogan (as the artist); Vincent, fl 1850s-1880s Brooks (as the lithographer); Kenneth Athol, 1906-1967 Webster (as the donor/lender/vendor) - Images - - Similar Pages - Map  1524696
  • Hogan, Patrick Joseph, 1804-1878 :No. 2, Auckland, New Zealand. (From Smales Point). Drawn by P. J. Hogan, 1852. Lith. by Standidge & Co., Old Jewry [London, 1852]

    View from a high point of early Auckland, looking east past Commercial Bay, towards the Britomart Barracks, the spire of St Paul's Church in Parnell on the hilltop, the barracks outlined on the same hill but close to the water's edge. Shortland Street and Fort Street are also in the background, there is shipping in the harbour and men trundling barrels around in the foreground on the wharves.

    find.natlib.govt.nz - Patrick Joseph, 1804-1878 Hogan (as the artist); Standidge & Company (as the lithographer) - Images - 1852-01-01 - Similar Pages - Map  1524968
  • Hogan, Patrick Joseph, 1804-1878 :No. 3, Auckland, New Zealand (from Britomart Barrack). Standidge & Co. litho. ; drawn by P. J. Hogan, 1852. London, [1852]. Published by J. Williamson, Stationer &c, Auckland.

    A headland in the foreground with low scrub and stones, looking along the waterfront past Commercial Bay, part of Lower Queen Street with the new wharf, Albert Hill, Wyndham Street, West Queen Street with St Matthew's Church and St Patrick's Roman Catholic Church. Several ships are tied up at the wharves and the foremost ship, a paddle-steamer, is the Governor Wynyard, the first steamer built in New Zealand.

    find.natlib.govt.nz - Patrick Joseph, 1804-1878 Hogan (as the artist); Standidge & Company (as the lithographer); J Williamson (Stationer, Auckland) (as the publisher) - Images - 1852-01-01 - Similar Pages - Map  1483215
  • O'Mealy, J.B. fl 1842 :Plan of Auckland as it stood in January 1842 [ms map]. J.B. O'Mealy, Asst. Surveyor.

    --- - Map depicting early settlement of Auckland's Commercial Bay, Official Bay, Point Britomart, detailing buildings on Victoria and Lower Queen Streets, Shortland Cres, and Emily Place. A reference key indicates building types, such as the position of military barracks,the Surveyor General and the Colonial Secretary's office, five hotels, an inn, a post office, jail, court house, bank and a church, - Includes undated pencil annotations of streets after reclaiming of land in Commercial Bay, such as Custom House St and Commerce St, as well as the streets Albert and Hobson.

    find.natlib.govt.nz - J B, fl 1842 O'Mealy (as the surveyor) - Images - 1842-01-01 - Similar Pages - Map  1492080
  • Williams, Edward Arthur 1824-1898 :[Auckland Harbour from above Freeman's Bay] [1866?]

    Rangitoto, Devonport, North Head, sailing ships at wharf; St Mary's Catholic Church, Freeman's Bay, left foreground showing spire (added 1865; see TL 3/1/1, 19/4/1985); end of Queen St wharf, Commercial Bay (see TL 3/1/1, 3/5/1985).

    find.natlib.govt.nz - Edward Arthur (Colonel), 1824-1898 Williams (as the artist) - Images - 1866-01-01 - Similar Pages - Map  1500575
  • [Adam, John Sheddon], fl 1840s :Auckland in February 1844, from a pencil sketch by John Adams. [1890].

    A panoramic view with features numbered, including streets, hotels, shops, churches, barracks. The view centres on Commercial Bay, and includes Queen Street, Shortland Crescent. The Victoria Hotel and the Government Stores are in the centre. The Royal Victoria Theatre is along Shortland Crescent. In the right foreground are Conry's (solicitor), Broadbent's store, Cormack (watchmaker) and Roberts (baker); and Nathan & Joseph's.

    find.natlib.govt.nz - John Sheddon, fl 1842 Adam (as the artist) - Images - 1890-01-01 - Similar Pages - Map  1516157
  • [Auckland waterfront looking east from Queen Street showing....]

    Auckland waterfront looking east from Queen Street showing Commercial Bay, Fort Street and the Caledonian Hotel

    www.aucklandcity.govt.nz - - Images - 1843-01-01 - Similar Pages - Map  10595
  • [Looking West from Point Britomart showing Commercial Bay with....]

    Looking West from Point Britomart showing Commercial Bay with Fort Street on waterfront, Gore Street Jetty, Queen Street Wharf, Queen Street, Smales Point right background and St Patricks Cathedral

    www.aucklandcity.govt.nz - - Images - 1859-01-01 - Similar Pages - Map  10480
  • [Looking West from Selwyn (Augustus) Terrace showing Mechanics....]

    Looking West from Selwyn (Augustus) Terrace showing Mechanics Bay, Wynyard Pier, Official Bay, St Pauls Church, shipping off Commercial Bay and H Niccol's shipbuilding yards foreground

    www.aucklandcity.govt.nz - - Images - - Similar Pages - Map  10518
  • [Looking east from Smales Point showing Commercial Bay, Fore....]

    Looking east from Smales Point showing Commercial Bay, Fore (Fort) Street (centre); Shortland Street (right); St Paul's Church on hill (left rear); Point Britomart (left rear); boats in bay and on shore, horse-drawn vehicles, people (centre); brick residence and bakehouse on west corner of O'Connell and Shortland Streets (right ) belonged to James George the first baker in Auckland; photograph taken from unsigned pen and wash drawing, caption reads: 'West view of Commercial Bay the principal water frontage of the City of Auckland, the capital of New Zealand.'

    www.aucklandcity.govt.nz - - Images - 1843-01-01 - Similar Pages - Map  11255
  • [Looking east from Smales Point showing Commercial Bay, Fort....]

    Looking east from Smales Point showing Commercial Bay, Fort Street, Shortland Street, St Pauls church (background) and Point Britomart, brick residence and bakehouse belonging to James George the first baker in Auckland on West corner of O'Connell Street and Shortland Street (right) destroyed in 1858 fire

    www.aucklandcity.govt.nz - - Images - 1843-01-01 - Similar Pages - Map  10507
  • [Looking east from above Commercial Bay showing Fort Street,....]

    Looking east from above Commercial Bay showing Fort Street, extreme left, St Pauls Church, right background and Point Britomart, centre to left

    www.aucklandcity.govt.nz - - Images - 1843-01-01 - Similar Pages - Map  10487
  • [Looking north east from Smale's Point across Commercial Bay....]

    Looking north east from Smale's Point across Commercial Bay towards Mount Victoria and North Head with Rangitoto in background; showing boats in bay (foreground); Queen Street Wharf (left to right across centre); ships at anchor and under sail on harbour (rear); men sitting on grass above the bay (right foreground); Point Britomart with fort (right rear); photograph taken from the Auckland City Council publication 'Auckland: old and recent views.1852-1910' entitled: 'Queen Street Wharf, Auckland, 1864. View from Smale's Point, showing Point Britomart with Old Fort' copy negative by Richardson.

    www.aucklandcity.govt.nz - - Images - 1864-01-01 - Similar Pages - Map  11248
  • [Looking north west from Point Britomart in the vicinty of....]

    Looking north west from Point Britomart in the vicinty of Jacobs Ladder and alongside port parapet showing Commercial Bay, Smales Point, Queen Street Wharf and the northern part of Queen Street

    www.aucklandcity.govt.nz - - Images - 1859-01-01 - Similar Pages - Map  10544
  • [Looking north west from top end of Chancery Street and Bank....]

    Looking north west from top end of Chancery Street and Bank (now Bankside) Street showing rear of houses and buildings, backyards (foreground); privies (foreground and centre); clotheslines (left, centre and right foreground); Queen Street Wharf with ship berthed (left); ships in Commercial Bay and harbour (rear); Gore Street jetty (right of centre rear)

    www.aucklandcity.govt.nz - - Images - - Similar Pages - Map  11249
  • [Looking south east from Smales Point showing Commercial Bay and....]

    Looking south east from Smales Point showing Commercial Bay and Shortland Street, yacht and waka in bay, timber on foreshore (right to centre); bullocks and cart (right); people in street; buildings and tents; the photograph is from: 'Early history of New Zealand' by R. A. Sherrin and J. H Wallce, 1890 and is entitiled: Commercial Bay and Shortland Street, Auckland, 1841

    www.aucklandcity.govt.nz - - Images - 1841-01-01 - Similar Pages - Map  11262
  • [Looking south west from Point Britomart showing Commercial Bay....]

    Looking south west from Point Britomart showing Commercial Bay during the early stages of reclamation. Showing the sea wall, Queen Street Wharf (left to right across centre), with Smales Point under demolition, and St Marys Bay Bay behind

    www.aucklandcity.govt.nz - - Images - 1859-10-04 - Similar Pages - Map  11284

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