The Governor Bowen HotelGo to main page on HOTELS click on "List of Early Hotels" for more information
Part of NZ MAP 4531, published with permission of Auckland City Libraries details here
Picture from:The Amazing Thames by John Grainger. 1950's.
Back entrance of the Governor Bowen Hotel on Pollen Street, (although some of the same picture say Queen Street)Page 73: Thames Borough Centenary 1873-1973Editor L P O'Neil, Thames Star Publishers