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.
Newspaper caption: The Midland Railway, fashions and a boycott
Photograph published without additional caption.
Moorhouse Avenue overbridge, seen from the south.
Newspaper caption: The tunnel, for which the contract has just been let to Messrs J. McLean and Sons for £599,794, will be 17 feet high, 15 feet wide, and 5 miles 25 chains 12 feet in length. It will...
View of the decorative railings on the Victoria Street Bridge. Beyond construction of the Avon Room in the Christchurch Town Hall is taking place.
Colombo Street, looking south from the corner with Kilmore Street.
The western railing of Colombo Street bridge with the Christchurch Town Hall beyond.
View of Ōtākaro-Avon River showing repairs to Victoria Street bridge.
The western facade of Colombo Street bridge, as seen from the river bank of Ōtākaro-Avon River in Victoria Square.
Victoria Street bridge and the banks of Ōtākaro-Avon River in Victoria Square.
Looking south from the Armagh Street bridge.
A car crossing the Colombo Street overbridge after passing soldiers at a cordon.
Soldiers at the Sydenham end of the Colombo Street overbridge.
Looking west down Ōtākaro-Avon River towards Victoria Street bridge.
As a city built around the environs of the Avon River and Heathcote River, bridges are a common feature in Christchurch. As the city developed and the use of motor vehicles increased, many of the city...