Souvenir postcard of the 1906-1907 New Zealand International Exhibition at Christchurch. ┬áInsert shows Warner's Hotel in the square, over "the flag". ┬á Reverse: A Series - Aristophot Co., London.
This is my grandfather's bread delivery van. It is thought to have been the first bread delivery van in Christchurch. My father (Francis Wilson) is standing in front of the van. The bakery was in...
This depicts a culture of hunting in the rugged out-back mountains of the NZ West Coast in the Denniston-Stockton Plateau area. It was/is an acceptable culture to hunt wild food to feed the family. My...
My grandparents out for a country drive. A picture was taken to show-case my grandmother's new fox fur. The event ended with a picnic and a slow drive home.
This building is the lovely art deco style council building in Westport.
Aunties family at Lake Ida for an ice-skating get together.
Central Christchurch - a street view from a 2nd floor window at the time of the Royal visit to Christchurch in the 1950s. Photo taken by my father John Abernethy with colour-slide film and printed...
Taken by my father John Abernethy with colour-slide film. The former Avon Cinema is on the left and the Clarendon Hotel, where the Queeen and Duke of Edinburgh stayed, on the right on the corner of...
Taken by my father John Abernethy with colour-slide film. The former Avon Cinema is on the left and the Clarendon Hotel, where the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh stayed, on the right on the corner of...
Out for a stroll - Malvern Hills?
Alan and Dot at Cust
Alan and Dot travelled from Christchurch to Picton on honeymoon
1940s view of the Avonside Drive area. Torlesse Street newly built; Porrit Park top left (in loop of river) with Wainoni Road running behind it. We (mother, pram and three children) used to walk up...
Looking down Seaview Road, New Brighton
Looking east down Seaview Road.
Building a house in Avondale in 1969 - 1970 for Reg Muirson's building company
Tony de Vries and his brother working on a house in Avondale for Reg Muirson's building company.
Tony de Vries and his brother working on a house in Avondale for Reg Muirson's building company
Windmill near the River Zaan in the northern Netherlands taken just Before emigrating to New Zealand.
House in Yaldhurst that Tony de Vries worked on for the Christchurch builder Reg Muirson Ltd.