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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

Lockdown activities

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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

Danny and Murray Marquet in the Bank of New South Wales

Twins, Danny and Murray Marquet drawing in the Hereford Street Bank of New South Wales whilst their mother did her banking.

Date 1972-10-09
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Christchurch Star photographs

Map of the Springbok tour protest route

Hand-drawn map of the route taken by protesters against the Springbok rugby tour around Lancaster Park. Arrows on the map mark where confrontations with police occurred.

Date 1981-08-15
Format Illustration
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star photographs

Early Lyttelton

Drawing of early Lyttelton Harbour. The Methodist Church at Lower End of Dublin Street is just over mast of ship berthed at Screwpile jetty.

Date 1863 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1860 - 1900 Christchurch Star photographs

Student at New Brighton Catholic School, Lonsdale Street

"Student drawing in a classroom at New Brighton Catholic School. The student was quoted by the photographer, ""I'm writing a story. It is about a giraffe who has a neck that is so long, he cannot hold...

Date 2016-05-13
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Rachel Pugh : Edge of the East, 2016

House : Hackthorne Road for Mr F. Parsonson

Plans of a house on Hackthorne Road for Mr F. Parsonson drawn in 1919 by architects Hart & Reese. Pictured are the cupboard in back porch, linen cupboard, dresser in kitchen, wardrobe in bedroom no. 2...

Date 1919-06-17
Format Architectural drawing
Resource Type Image
Collection House and building plans

House : Hackthorne Road for John Craig Esq.

No. 1 plan of a house on Hackthorne Road for John Craig Esq. drawn in 1916 by architects Hart & Reese. Pictured are the section, staircase, bedroom 2, living room, sideboard, breakfast room, bedroom...

Date 1916-09-28
Format Architectural drawing
Resource Type Image
Collection House and building plans

Unnamed building

Plans of an unnamed building, drawn in December 1934.

Date 1934-12
Format Architectural drawing
Resource Type Image
Collection House and building plans

Residence : Hamilton Avenue, Fendalton for Mr W. S. Strange

Plans of a residence in Hamilton Avenue, Fendalton for Mr W. S. Strange, drawn in 1950 by architect George Alfred James Hart. Pictured are the southeast elevation, northwest elevation, sink bench and...

Date 1950-06-14
Format Architectural drawing
Resource Type Image
Collection House and building plans

Cottage at Clifton for W. Sey Esq.

Plans of the Cottage at Clifton for W. Sey Esq., drawn in 1906 by architect Samuel Hurst Seagar. Pictured are the east elevation, detail of chimney shaft, west elevation, section through living room...

Date 1906-07-22
Format Architectural drawing
Resource Type Image
Collection House and building plans

Residence : Cashmere Hills for Mrs Grey

Plans of a residence in the Cashmere Hills for Mrs Grey, drawn in 1919 by architects Hart & Reese. Pictured are the bookcase and seat in living room, dresser in kitchen, wardrobes in bedroom, details...

Date 1919-12-19
Format Architectural drawing
Resource Type Image
Collection House and building plans

Residence : St Andrews Hill for Mr A. Macleod

Plans of a residence at St Andrews Hill for Mr A. Macleod, drawn in 1944 by architect George Alfred James Hart. Pictured are the details of panelling and fittings: dining room south wall, hall south...

Date 1944-08-31
Format Architectural drawing
Resource Type Image
Collection House and building plans

Alterations at School of Art, Hereford Street

No. 2 plan for alterations to the School of Art on Hereford Street, drawn by architect George Alfred James Hart. Pictured are the west elevation, south elevation, north elevation, east elevation...

Date unspecified year in 195X (year uncertain; year approximate)
Format Architectural drawing
Resource Type Image
Collection House and building plans