One of nine photographs taken by Robert Cutting on 25 April 2010 of the Newmarket Saleyards. These photographs were commissioned by the Kensington Community Group for use in preparation for the 150th Anniversary of the Newmarket Saleyards to be celebrated in 2011. The photographs document the Newmarket site from a current (2010) perspective.

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Image of Newmarket Saleyards, highlighting the covered milch market where milch cows were auctioned. Rough benches to the left were also situated on both sides of the shed to accommodate buyers and onlookers. A sign notes stock agents: J.M. PECK & SONS; L.A. FAIRBAIRN & CO.; NEW ZEALAND LOAN; and POWERS RUTHERFORD.

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Colour digital photograph.


These photographs document were commissioned in preparation for the 150th anniversary in 2011 to be used as a tool to educate, acknowledge and promote the historical significance of the Newmarket Saleyards to the local community and media.

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