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.
Mr Lempriere Pringle of Musgrove's Grand Opera Company with an unidentified woman in a rowboat on the Avon River near the Botanic Gardens footbridge.
Canoeing on the Avon River
View of the Avon River and Mill Island.
Aerial view of Christchurch Hospital during construction next to Hagley Park and the Botanic Gardens between Cambridge Terrace and Riccarton Avenue. The Avon River is visible in the centre in front of...
3rd field Company, Corps of N.Z. Engineers - Southern Command. Having erected a pontoon bridge over the Avon River, everyone either sat, or stood, on it - probably to prove its reliability. My late...
Antigua Boat Shed. Took this photo before heading home. Practicing photography.
Dallington Bridge near the middle of the picture. Gayhurst Road runs from bridge to top. There are 2 tram trailers parked in Gloucester Street almost opposie Lionel Street. Note glasshouses in the...
Note on back: "This is 2 houses away from me but it looks real pretty now."
Bridge of Remembrance.
Aerial view of Christchurch Hospital under construction looking south west along Hagley Avenue. The Avon River runs in the foreground with Oxford Terrace. Tuam and St Asaph Streets are to the left...
Aerial photograph of Christchurch Public Hospital, gardens and museum
Avon River, near hospital, Christchurch N.Z. Maoriland Postcard series
"I shot this at the Avon mouth where it joins the sea." - Contributor's note
River Avon, Victoria Street bridge. Christchurch. NZ. NZ. Gold medial Series. No. 2501.
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...
"A rafting competition on the Avon with home-built rafts. Probably in Dallington area near Locksley Ave looking towards Horseshoe Lake Road?" - Contributor's note
"Teamwork cousins Shana Kamana (rear) & Inano McMurchy (front) with young Merina Kamana navigating the Avon River on a canoe on 9 Oct 2019." - Contributor's note
Avon River, between Cashel and Hereford Street.
People sitting outside the Thomas Edmonds Restaurant at the Thomas Edmonds Band Rotunda.