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Centennial Exhibition tower, 1940


Edmund Anscombe's design for the Centennial Tower at the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition in Wellington. The sharp, modern lines of the buildings were seen to capture the wave of modernity and progress that New Zealand was riding.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-117761-F
Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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