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Lockdown activities

Be inspired by some activities captured in our digital heritage collection that you could attempt with your bubble during our Lockdown.

Weekend house plans for design competition

Winning design for the Canterbury Building Centre’s design a weekend house competition, designed by Nicholas Courtney.

Date 1971-06-08
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Mark Owers and art works

Mark Owers of the Sahrah School of Art with paintings and art works which contributed to the Commonwealth Games Fund.

Date 1971-12-04
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Illustrator Annie Vallotan

American illustrator Annie Valloton with a pen and drawing, sitting on a chair.

Date 1971-10-08
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Mr T. H. Scott and Commander Hugh Lynch

Views of the director of the industrial development division of the DSIR, Mr T. H. Scott and research engineer Commander Hugh Lynch looking at plans for a new project- a helmet for agricultural pilots...

Date 1972-03-09
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Christchurch Star negative strips

Opawa Library. Alternative design

Architectural drawing of an alternative design for the Opawa Public Library in the Modern Spanish style, drawn by city architect Victor Hean in 1936. Bottom right corner signed by city engineer A. R...

Date 1936-01-10
Format Architectural drawing
Resource Type Image
Collection Plans for Opawa Library, 1935-1936 and for additions, 1944

Additions to Opawa Library

Plans for additions to the Opawa Public Library in Opawa Road, traced in 1944. Pictured are the south east elevation, plan, section A.A, detail of beam and adjacent bands, detail of canopy, and...

Date 1944-06-07
Format Architectural drawing
Resource Type Image
Collection Plans for Opawa Library, 1935-1936 and for additions, 1944

Opawa Public Library. Plan and elevations

Plans for Opawa Public Library in Opawa Road, drawn by city architect Victor Hean in 1935. Pictured are the convenience, door detail, dido detail, main roof section, shelving detail, librarians desk...

Date 1935-03
Format Architectural drawing
Resource Type Image
Collection Plans for Opawa Library, 1935-1936 and for additions, 1944

Plan shewing the Council Offices, Christchurch

Black and white plan showing the layout of offices and rooms on the first floor of the council offices, 1920. The office layout shows the mayor’s room, committee room and council chambers.

Date 1920 (year approximate)
Format Plan
Resource Type Image
Collection Municipal Chambers, architectural drawings

Municipal buildings, Christchurch

Titled in pencil with ‘Municipal buildings, Christchurch. Proposed method of strengthening roof in lieu of tie rods.’ A note on the plan approving the suggested method is signed by B. W. Mountfort...

Date 1886-08-30
Format Plan
Resource Type Image
Collection Municipal Chambers, architectural drawings

Pencil sketches, Municipal building

Section A.B. Pencil sketches of details of the municipal buildings, including details of the cove ceiling of the Council Chamber, office panelling, and a sketch plan of the caretakers rooms.

Date 1886 (year approximate)
Format Plan
Resource Type Image
Collection Municipal Chambers, architectural drawings