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Myosotis arnoldi

Watercolour painting of Boraginaceae Myosotis arnoldi .

Date 1959
Format Illustration
Resource Type Image
Collection Gordon Gee botanical illustrations

Myosotis macrantha var. pulchra

Watercolour painting of Boraginaceae Myosotis macrantha var. Pulchra Hook.f.

Date 1959
Format Illustration
Resource Type Image
Collection Gordon Gee botanical illustrations

Guzmania monostachia

Watercolour painting of Guzmania monostachia (L.) Rusby.

Date 1959-05-11
Format Illustration
Resource Type Image
Collection Gordon Gee botanical illustrations

Sunbathers on Akaroa waterfront

Akaroa waterfront, sandy beach. December 1959, during my house party at Hawkin's Bach. 9 happy young people from Christchurch, enjoying the Canterbury summer sun.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Moa fossils at 36 Glenelg Spur

Gillian and Jennifer Anderson of 36 Glenelg Spur in Hillsborough with moa fossils found by their father as he began excavations for a basement on the property.

Date 1959-09-28
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Windsor House library

The library at Windsor House home for the aged at 47 New Brighton Road in Shirley shortly prior to opening.

Date 1959-11-23
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Windsor House dining room

Dining room at Windsor House home for the aged at 47 New Brighton Road in Shirley shortly prior to opening.

Date 1959-11-23
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Canterbury Flower Show

Flower display at the Canterbury Flower Show of a lighthouse and scenery.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Cement bulk handling demonstration

Demonstration of cement bulk handling at Lyttelton.

Date 1959-07-30
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Installation of high pressure water supply, Curletts Road

A trench digger preparing to lay a line on Curletts Road on the corner with Main South Road for the installation of high pressure water supply. Pictured, from left, Mr A Kelly, Mr A Dyhrberg, Mr R C...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Mural at Christchurch International Airport

Mural by Russell Clark in the main terminal building at Christchurch International Airport.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Syd Carter, barber and tobacconist in his shop

My dad (Syd Carter) working in his barber and tobacconist shop in the early 1960s (I think). St. Martins. He was a great one for a laugh and a good 'yarn' and enjoyed the interaction with his...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Annual Procesh 1959

Two Canterbury University students in the annual Procesh - theme of this set of entries was names of films on at the time - May 1959. Probably taken in Worcester Street outside what were Univeristy...

Date 1959-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

1897 steel convert at T. Waddell and Son

William Waddell, managing director of T. Waddell and Son on St Asaph Street, with the factory's 1897 steel converter.

Date 1959-12-24
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1950s Star photographs

Help your town hall

Floral floats. Feb-March 1959.

Date unspecified month and day in 1959
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Sign of the Takahe

Exterior of the Sign of the Takahe on the corner of Dyers Pass Road and Hackthorne Road in Cashmere.

Date 1959-09
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Princess Margaret Hospital under construction

Exterior of the Princess Margaret Hospital and Nurses' Home during the final stages of construction on Cashmere Road in Cashmere.

Date 1959-06
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

City of Christchurch Viscount

The NAC City of Christchurch Viscount propeller plane at Christchurch Airport.

Date 1959-09
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

The Bowker Fountain, Victoria Square

Close-up of the Bowker Fountain in Victoria Square lit up at night.

Date 1959 to 1960
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Hay's Christmas Parade float

Crowds lining a residential street during the Hay's Christmas Parade watching a drummer float being driven past.

Date 1959-12-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Ice skating on Lake Lyndon

A family stood on Lake Lyndon, near Castle Hill, with groups of people ice skating in the background with views across to snow covered mountaints. "In the days when the whole of Lake Lyndon would...

Date 1959-08-02
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt