Empire Hotel, Lyttelton: 1902

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Photo of London Street
London Street, Lyttelton. Radcliffe, Frederick George, 1863-1923 : New Zealand post card negatives. Ref: 1/2-006905-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/22913656

The Empire Hotel and Pitcaithly butcher shop are on the left.

London Street - Empire Hotel
Lyttelton demolitions: The end of The Empire


We have digitised a rather splendid 1902 publication Tourists’ guide to Canterbury.

At the end of The Empire

Lyttelton demolitions: The end of The Empire
The Empire Hotel in Lyttelton was demolished yesterday. It was one of several recent building take-downs on London Street. View more of this set of photos on flickr.