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Casebrook Intermediate School students during book week

Casebrook Intermediate School students as book characters in the school library during book week. Teachers, from left front, Mrs B. Buchanan and Miss A. Wilson. Pupils, from left, Sarah Flower, Amanda...

Date 1983-10-28
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Dorothy Croucher in the mobile library

A library customer, Dorothy Croucher, collecting books during a visit to the mobile library on Marshlands Road in Shirley.

Date 1976-05-29
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1976 Christchurch Star photographs

The North Canterbury Red Cross annual market

A man with a pile of books at the North Canterbury Red Cross annual market to raise funds for meals-on-wheels and disaster relief teams.

Date 1976-05-28
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1976 Christchurch Star photographs

Mr. and Mrs. Hollins, Sherlock Holmes Company, January 1903

Mr Frank Hollins a performer in Sherlock Holmes with Mr J. C. Williamson's Dramatic Company, with his wife Mrs Hollins in a rowboat on the Avon River in Hagley Park.

Date unspecified day in 1903-01
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

Whitcombe & Tombs book display

Interior of Whitcombe & Tombs bookshop and of a Christmas promotional book display of New Zealand Books.

Date 1969-12-04
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Whitcombe & Tombs book display

Close-up of a Whitcombe & Tombs bookshop Christmas promotional book display of New Zealand Books.

Date 1969-12-04
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Casebrook Intermediate School students as book characters

Students from Casebrook Intermediate School dressed as book characters. From left, standing, are Keri Palmer (Worzel Gummidge) and Craig Buchanan (Robinson Crusoe). Front from left, Natasha O'Dea...

Date 1986-10-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1986 Christchurch Star photographs

Three women under the trees in a garden

Three women under the trees in a garden. One lies on a hammock, the second is seated in a wicker chair and the third is seated on the ground, holding a banjo. Books and a sewing bag are strewn on the...

Date 1900 to 1907
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

Suzanne Sutherland and Dorothea Brown

Deputy city librarian, Suzanne Sutherland (left) and city librarian, Dorothea Brown inside Canterbury Public Library.

Date 1986-09-20
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1986 Christchurch Star photographs

Examples of drugs

View of pills hidden inside the pages of a book.

Date 1970-02-21
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Motorcycle in the Canterbury Public Library

Librarian Adrian Birkbeck on a motor cycle inside the Canterbury Public Library. The motorcycle is on display with two others in the Library to coincide with the New Zealand Grand Prix which was...

Date 1983-02-24
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Molly Anderson, author

Molly Anderson with her book, The Caltex Book of Veteran and Vintage Cars of New Zealand.

Date 1970-10-10
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Author Grace Porter with her book “Under the Nor’ West Arch”

Author Grace Porter posing with her book “Under the Nor’ West Arch” which is about her and husband Ted’s experiences of life in the back country. The book is about to go on sale.

Date 1970-09-24
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Presentation of prizes by Lady Clifford

Newspaper caption: Canterbury Agricultural College: Lincoln. The annual gathering of friends of the staff and students in connection with Lincoln College was held on December 18th, when the prizes for...

Date 1903-12-18
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

100,000th 1984 visitor to Robert McDougall Art Gallery

Roger Smith, exhibitions manager at the Robert McDougall Art Gallery presenting Kate Turrell with a copy of Te Māori outside the gallery. Kate was unexpectedly the 100,000th visitor to the gallery...

Date 1984-10-18
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1984 Christchurch Star photographs

Lyttelton librarians

Librarians Wendy Gallagher and Phillippa Collett inside Lyttelton Library surrounded by books.

Date 1983-06-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Canterbury Public Library book sale

Kim Gidall, Librarian at Mairehau Library, with books for sale at Canterbury Public Library in the Stringleman Room.

Date 1988-08-26
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1988 Christchurch Star photographs