The girl is standing on a cane chair to pose for a photo taken by her sister who is 12 years older. The fur coat was mad from the fur of an old coat. Clothing had to last a lifetime and families...
A photo of my father as an apprentice boy aged about 13 years outside his place of business on the corner of Liverpool Street and Cashel Street. About 1923
Girls posing for a class photos at St Joseph's Cathedral School in Barbadoes Street. The Catholic Cathedral is in the rear of the photo. Not all the girls are wearing uniform, ages range from 5 to 12...
Photo shows my mother Phyllis Leslie with her class at Christchurch Technical College. They were in the second year of the Commercial Public Service Course
Left to right: Jim Cagney, George Wilson, Bert Dyke, Harry Sunderland Wick. All St Kilda Life Guards (Dunedin) Harry and Bert are first cousins on their mother's side
Sitting room at 277 Riccarton Road. Mother, 3 older brothers sitting on small log boxes on either side of an open fire. Mother's friend and 2 children. My father at the train set. 1945/46
Roundabout at Papanui. Snow 1945
My mother aged 3. Judith Cooper in Cathedral Square with the United Service Hotel behind her
My grandmother Margaret Cooper and my mother Judith beside the Cathedral while shopping in the central city
James and Hannah Huston at their last home, at 48 St Davids Street, Lyttelton. After having 10 children and numerous grand, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren they made a wonderful...
Photo shows my mother Phyllis Leslie waterskiing at Taylors Mistake. The photo was probably taken by her boyfriend, Irvine Arrow, from the boat "Himi"
This was the Lyttelton local band. Most of the men play their instruments by "ear", they memorised the music. Walter Harkness is in the back row, second from the right