Construction of Provincial Council Chambers with Avon River. Seen from Worcester Street.
Exterior of the house owned by photographer and surgeon, Dr Alfred Charles Barker. In front are, from left, J.A. Bishop, Mr Bishop (gas office), Dr Barker, Miss Bishop (sitting), Miss Barker, Captain...
Early central Christchurch looking South East towards the coast taken from the Provincial Chambers.
View of early Christchurch looking towards Cathedral Square and across to the Port Hills.
View of goods wagons lined up at the Christchurch railway yards. The building in middle right was part of the former workshops which were built in the 1860s to service Canterbury Provincial Railway...
Cartoon depicts a man performing the duties of a housewife. First published in 1893 and republished on the 90th anniversary of women gaining the vote in 1983.
Cartoon depicts Richard Seddon as a jailer, leading away the Women's Franchise Bill. First published in 1893 and republished on the 90th anniversary of women gaining the vote in 1983.
Cartoon on the enfranchisement of women. First published in 1894 and republished on the 90th anniversary of women gaining the vote in 1983.
Cartoon depicts a woman who has received the vote wanting her husband to kill a mouse for her. First published in 1894 and republished on the 90th anniversary of women gaining the vote in 1983.
Jubilee decorations for Queen Victoria in Cathedral Square looking down Colombo Street towards ChristChurch Cathedral.
Central Christchurch rooftops and Port Hills covered in snow during the winter of 1898. St. Pauls Presbyterian Church is at the top left with the photograph being taken from the top of ChristChurch...
View looking south west along the Avon River in the early central city.
Early central Christchurch looking South towards the Port Hills along the Avon River and Oxford Terrace.
Early streets of Christchurch with houses, looking south west.
Provincial Council Buildings
Drawing of early Lyttelton Harbour. The Methodist Church at Lower End of Dublin Street is just over mast of ship berthed at Screwpile jetty.
Views of the White Hart Hotel on High Street in the central city. Two photographs showing the hotel at different times, the first being earlier.
View of Cathedral Square c.1860-62
View of early Christchurch featuring a few houses and a grocery store.
Two boys stand by Avon River. Government Buildings in the background.
Early view of cottages and surrounding land prior to being transformed into Cathedral Square.