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.
Boat on the Heathcote River as seen from King Edward Terrace. Also visible are 200 Cumnor Terrace and 45 Tanner Street.
Kerstin and Michelle (pictured) have been friends for 3 years as part of the IHC Volunteer Friendship programme. Here, Michelle is pictured with the view over Lyttelton Harbour.
With the Pacific Ocean on its shores, and rivers threading its landscape, the people of Canterbury have used boats for both work and leisure throughout the centuries. From row boats, tugs, yachts, and...
Sailboats in the water just off Lyttelton Harbour looking over to Port Levy. Godley Head is visible in the background.
HMNZS Canterbury (L421) moored in Lyttelton Harbour.
People attending the official opening of the slipway at Naval Point.
Moorings at Diamond Harbour.
Rainbow Warrior off Camp Bay.
57.7 metre privately owned MY Dancing Hare anchored in Camp Bay. Sailing under the Marshall Islands flag.
Three women and one man in a rowboat on the Avon River, approaching the Botanic gardens footbridge.
A crayfishing boat, Glen Heath, in Lyttelton Harbour.
A crayfish pot being emptied on-board a crayfishing boat.
The damaged remains of a boat after it exploded at Scarborough boat ramp. The cause of the explosion was unknown.
Stereograph of a man and woman in a rowboat on the Avon River near the Antigua Boat Sheds and Antigua Bridge. Drawn up boats, a bicycle and other figures are in the background.
Five men and one woman of the Hawtrey Theatre Company in canoes on the Avon River. Antigua Boat Sheds and Antigua Bridge in the background. Drawn up boats and other figures also visible.
Mr Alfred Rice of the Rice Dramatic Company in a canoe on the Avon River in Hagley Park.
View of a boatshed next to the New Brighton bridge from the opposite bank of the Avon River, rowboats drawn up to both banks.
Mr Cliff Vaux on the deck of his home built launch in the garden of his home in Templeton which took him nine years to build.