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Winning design for the Canterbury Building Centre’s design a weekend house competition, designed by Nicholas Courtney.
Views of an unidentified boy with a moon rover plan
Mark Owers of the Sahrah School of Art with paintings and art works which contributed to the Commonwealth Games Fund.
Hand-drawn map of the Springbok tour protest march routes all leading towards Cathedral Square.
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.
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...
Christchurch and Canterbury are home to many artists and galleries. Our collection captures not only the artworks, but the people responsible for their creation. From professional to personal, explore...
Drawing of early Lyttelton Harbour. The Methodist Church at Lower End of Dublin Street is just over mast of ship berthed at Screwpile jetty.
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.
East elevation. View from Oxford Terrace.
The ground floor plan for the proposed Christchurch municipal offices.
The floor plan for the first floor of the proposed Christchurch municipal offices.
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...
Section A.B. The watercolour plan includes a detail of eaves.
Plan shows the foundations of the new municipal buildings. Longitudinal section shewing sections of concrete as put in front or east wall.
Black and white plan showing the fire escapes on the north and south walls for the Chamber of Commerce building.
The plan of the caretaker’s quarters on the second floor of the Chamber of Commerce. Markings in colour pencil.
The drawing shows the north and west elevations, a partial floor plan, and section D.
Black and white plan showing the layout of offices and rooms on the ground floor of the council offices, 1920.
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.
South elevation. View from Worcester Street.
Twins, Danny and Murray Marquet drawing in the Hereford Street Bank of New South Wales whilst their mother did her banking.
Major Knight portraits and his impression for a new Salvation Army citadel.