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Nathaniel Levin's house on Tinakori Road


Samuel Brees depicted Nathaniel Levin’s simple gabled cottage in Tinakori Road, Wellington, around 1842, soon after its completion. In 1865 this building was bought by the government to serve as the premier's first official residence.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-031-023
Artist: Samuel Brees (1810-1865)
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