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Dix Company, July 1905

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...

Date unspecified day in 1905-07
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

Bellen and Misses Gallatley, Stephenson Company, November 1904

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...

Date unspecified day in 1904-11
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

Mr. Brahin and Miss Mitchell, Stephenson Company, November 1904

Mr. Brahin and Miss Phyllis Mitchell of Stephenson’s Dramatic Company in a rowboat on the Avon River near the Botanic Gardens footbridge.

Date unspecified day in 1904-11
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

A temporary bridge on the ballast railway, Otira

Newspaper caption: The Midland Railway, fashions and a boycott

Date 1908
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

Plan showing position of Arthur's Pass Tunnel

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...

Date 1907
Format Illustration
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Victoria Street bridge railings

View of the decorative railings on the Victoria Street Bridge. Beyond construction of the Avon Room in the Christchurch Town Hall is taking place.

Date 2015-11-13
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Brendon Haughey collection

Town hall and bridge

The western railing of Colombo Street bridge with the Christchurch Town Hall beyond.

Date 2015-11-13
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Brendon Haughey collection

Bridge and town hall

The western railing of Colombo Street bridge with the Christchurch Town Hall beyond.

Date 2015-11-13
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Brendon Haughey collection

Victoria Street bridge repairs

View of Ōtākaro-Avon River showing repairs to Victoria Street bridge.

Date 2015-11-13
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Brendon Haughey collection

Repairs to Victoria Street bridge

View of Ōtākaro-Avon River showing repairs to Victoria Street bridge.

Date 2015-11-13
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Brendon Haughey collection

Colombo Street bridge and graffiti

The western facade of Colombo Street bridge, as seen from the river bank of Ōtākaro-Avon River in Victoria Square.

Date 2015-11-13
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Brendon Haughey collection

Bridge and river bank of Victoria Square

Victoria Street bridge and the banks of Ōtākaro-Avon River in Victoria Square.

Date 2015-11-13
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Brendon Haughey collection

Colombo Street overbridge cordon

A car crossing the Colombo Street overbridge after passing soldiers at a cordon.

Date 2010 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Aftermath, 2010 earthquake

Bridges

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...

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