Cuba Quarter Buildings, Wellington NZ

All 8 pix of Cuba Street quarter buildings in downtown Wellington, NZ brought together in this post.

Quality giclee prints are available for $55 each, all professionally printed by Picaflor Fine Art Prints on 350gsm photorag etching paper with cardboard backing, packed in clear archival show bags:

– the 5 shown in the 2nd last image below are printed at 412 x 223mm (image and paper size) to fit the black or white Daytona Frame Multi range at Briscoes ($17 on a 50% sale)
– 228 Cuba Street (last image) is 9″x11″ external paper measure which fits a very standard frame size (the frame shown is from KMart, not included in the price)

Postage extra at standard NZPost rates.
Email if interested.

4 of 5 of these were sold at Mana Arts Trail 2019. The 2 new ones since then are:

104 Cuba Street (Mr Bun) – Heritage NZ says it is “a two storey 1920s commercial building, … notable for its unusal Art Deco façade, particularly the prominent central oriel window on the first floor”.

Footscray Avenue (larger pic) includes “4 identical cottages on their original sites built before 1900, representing some of the best preserved 19th century worker’s houses in Te Aro”.  270 and 272 Cuba Street in front are classic Edwardian mixed retail/residential wooden buildings.

Oils with flat acrylic backgrounds for the first 7. Footscray Ave is all oils. Happy New Year!



      1. I know what you mean, it is hard to judge one’s own work. But that one really attracted me as soon as I saw it and I enjoyed the feeling of neighborhood and being a place that you conveyed, plus, it has a balance to it, or something, I don’t know quite what to say it is, but the quality of everything in the picture being just right, alone and together.

      2. Yes, it’d be nice to know what works, I battled this one and sort of abandoned it as near enough, I’ll stick it on FB too and see what happens, theyre mostly NZers so thats the market I guess. Interesting! Thanks

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