BCI 10 William Rose Ltd

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BCI 10 William Rose Ltd.

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The  tenth in a series of photos of buildings. Series title "Buildings Commercial and Industrial".

On back "Site next McKenzies, Rose Ltd top half of building removed after quake, left to right 2 Bill White, 3 TOT Rose, 4 W. Rose, 5 R. B. Varton,  6 P. O. Clark".

Description:Group of men, 1 child and a lady outside the premises of William Rose Ltd. The business was established in 1892. William Rose was an auctioneer, land agent and valuer, Finance, insurance and General Commission agent, he was councillor a government valuer and the agent for the Public Trust , He later owned race horses but received a lifetime ban when accused of painting race horse to alter the odds. He died around 1941

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