At around 3.30pm on 18 November 1947 a fire broke out in Ballantynes' Department Store on the corner of Cashel Street and Colombo Street. The ensuring tragedy resulted in the deaths of 41 people...
Exterior of Farmers Department Store and adjoining car park prior to its opening at Bishopdale Mall. A range of cars are parked in front of the building. The design of the store is in line with...
Train engine being towed through Colombo Street. Behind is DIC Beaths.
People queuing at DIC for tickets for the Canterbury-Lions game.
Views of Des Horwell and Des Ogilvie from the New Brighton Lions, in the roles of Harold and Steptoe.
Nicholas Beltman with the bicycle which he bought at a discounted price.
Two children, Katherine Mead and Eddie Hokianga from the Sumner School for the Deaf, on Santa's knee during a visit at D.I.C. department store in Christchurch.
A group of children from the Sumner School for the Deaf, with Santa Claus during a visit at D.I.C. department store in Christchurch.
Exterior of Millers Department Store on Tuam street lit up from the inside at night. Several cars are parked along the road in front of the building.
View of rubble and debris from damaged shops along Cashel Street, looking east. Whitcoulls building, front of buried van and corner of Hotel Grand Chancellor are visible on left. Country Road and...
Six Calder Mackay staff members standing in period costume to celebrate the sixty-second birthday of the company.
Six Calder Mackay staff members in period costume to celebrate the sixty-second birthday of the company. On the left is a coach, floor lamp, and mirror.
Model Marion posing on steps at Beaths department store modelling imported fashion.
Model posing on steps at Beaths department store modelling imported fashion by Spinnelli of Italy.
The shoe department at Haywrights store.
The shoe department at Haywrights store. [Frame 23a] Lucy Schumann.
Views of the “Young Look” department at Haywrights store.
A display of Corkers in the shoe department of Haywrights store.
Portrait of the DIC department store Father Christmas (Arthur Sutherland) with Cathy Hall and Ray Morris.
Portraits of John Fields, senior make up artist at Revlon.
Members of the Gopal family in front of the Queen Victoria Statue in Victoria Square looking towards Armagh Street.