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.
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...
Three women and one man in a rowboat on the Avon River, approaching the Botanic gardens footbridge.
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.
Scenes of participants in a kneeling paddle board event in open water. Frames five and six include a group of people in a boat.
View of the Antigua Boat Sheds and Antigua bridge over the Avon River, with boats and figures on the boat ramps.
Stony foreshore and bay with empty rowboat drawn up.
Scenes of a group of children being shown a model boat being launched.
Scenes of a group of children with a model boat.
Newspaper caption: Large numbers of people visited the popular fishing resort of Selwyn Huts on January 2nd when a very successful gala was held. The aquatic events were watched with keen interest. (1...
The ship, USS Roark, at Lyttelton Port along with the fire guns from the new Lyttelton Harbour Board tug.
Views on the ship at Lyttelton Port.
Ocean liner, SS Southern Cross, berthed at Cashin Quay in Lyttelton Harbour before taking on passengers. Viewed from quay.
12-ton traction engine on the ship Hawea in Lyttelton.