Highlights from the Samuel Anstey collection of glass plate negatives. Anstey was an early Antigua Boat Sheds owner who took many photos creating a remarkable record of the early 1900's.
Five women in canoes on the Avon River including Miss Lena Henricks (front), Miss Bransander (centre) and Misses Hamilton (left and right). In the background is the Botanic Gardens footbridge with...
Mr Bellen with two of the Gallatley sisters of Stephenson’s Dramatic Company in a rowboat and a canoe on the Avon River near the Botanic Gardens footbridge. In the background figures are seated on the...
Mr. Brahin and Miss Phyllis Mitchell of Stephenson’s Dramatic Company in a rowboat on the Avon River near the Botanic Gardens footbridge.
Bridge of Remembrance.
Ōtākaro meanders its way from a spring source in Avonhead in the West, through Ilam, Riccarton, Fendalton and Hagley Park, through the city then through Avonside, Dallington, Avondale and Aranui in...
Avon River, between Cashel and Hereford Street.
View of the banks of Ōtākaro-Avon River in Victoria Square and the court buildings as seen from Victoria Street bridge.
View of the decorative railings on the Victoria Street Bridge. Beyond construction of the Avon Room in the Christchurch Town Hall is taking place.
Looking east towards Colombo Street from the banks of Ōtākaro-Avon River in Victoria Square.
View of the Avon Room under construction and the Limes Room at the Christchurch Town Hall.
View of Ōtākaro-Avon River showing repairs to Victoria Street bridge.
Eastern facades of the Christchurch Town Hall, showing the internal and external repairs, as seen from Victoria Square.
The western facade of Colombo Street bridge, as seen from the river bank of Ōtākaro-Avon River in Victoria Square.
Repairs to the Avon Room in the Christchurch Town Hall as seen from Victoria Square.
Victoria Street bridge and the banks of Ōtākaro-Avon River in Victoria Square.
Looking south from the Armagh Street bridge.