Going to see Father Christmas at Beaths.
Centennial Bride float. Sign says "Beaths".
Model Marion posing on steps at Beaths department store modelling imported fashion.
Model posing on steps at Beaths department store modelling imported fashion by Spinnelli of Italy.
Alan Nixon and Howard Taylor, of St John of God Home, inspecting toy rifles at Beath and Co department store. They are Christmas shopping with support from the Jaycees.
Beaths, on the corner of Colombo and Cashel streets, like most other department stores, had large tearooms. Calendar for 1955 on back.
A traffic officer and a scooter parked in a clearway zone on Lichfield Street. Looking west towards the intersection with Colombo Street.
Beaths store on the corner of Colombo Street and Cashel Street decorated for the Royal Visit of Queen Elizabeth II.
Views of Pieter Stewart modelling clothes at a fashion parade being held at Beath’s.
Portraits of Mrs Jane Hill, who is a editor of “Eve” magazine.
Model, Louise Deans, in a gold gown during the Beath's autumn and winter fashion parade.
Model, Louise Deans, in a long coat during the Beath's autumn and winter fashion parade.
Intersection of Colombo Street and Cashel Street.
Mrs G.B. (Madge) Steel and her daughter shopping in Cashel Street, properly attired with hat, purse and gloves. Accepted dress for that period. Street in the 1930s with Beaths in the background.