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Old and new fire ladders

A view of the old (right) and new fire ladders of the Christchurch Fire Service in the yard at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street. The photographer, John McComb, had arranged for several...

Date 1979-02-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Star photographs

Fire ladders on display

The old fire ladder (foreground) and the new turntable ladder for the Christchurch Fire Service in the yard at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street.

Date 1979-02-15
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Star photographs

Brushmaking

Sandra Ashby making a brush in a paintbrush making factory.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1979 Star photographs

Circus performer on Rolleston Avenue

"Circus performer riding in back of red car during a circus parade through central Christchurch, location is Rolleston Avenue by the Botanic Gardens on 1st Feb 1979." - Contributor's note

Date 1979-02-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Crowd outside Canterbury Public Library

"Old public library building Cambridge Tce (Cnr Hereford Street). Crowd of people there to watch circus parade along Cambridge Terrace on 1st Feb 1979." - Contributor's note

Date 1979-02-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Peter Williams on an elephant

"Peter Williams, then 3ZB radio announcer, later TV personality, riding an elephant during a circus parade in Cambridge Terrace with old public library building in the background on 1st Feb 1979." -...

Date 1979-02-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Miss Susan Robertson at a charity march

Miss Hornby, Susan Robertson, at a Birthright charity march wearing pink long johns. The march was also to protest at increase in power charges.

Date 1979-02-21
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Star photographs

Millers Department Store, Tuam Street

Exterior of Millers Department Store on Tuam Street with window displays along the ground floor.

Date 1979-02-20
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Star photographs

Bill Rees and Paddy Brandon at Lancaster Park no. 5 stadium

Bill Rees (left) and Paddy Brandon with cans of Lion Brown beer at Lancaster Park no. 5 stadium to mark the first time cricket fans will be able to purchase liquor at the stand.

Date 1979-02-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Star photographs

Chisnallwood Intermediate School

A group of children from Chisnallwood Intermediate School on a raft during a raft race.

Date 1979-02-24
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Star photographs

Digging under the Robert McDougall Art Gallery

Construction worker, Peter Robinson, working on opening up the basement area at the Robert McDougall Art Gallery to create new art storage spaces.

Date 1979-02-13
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Star photographs

Storage room at the Robert McDougall Art Gallery

John Harper, a conservator, checking paintings in the storage room in the basement of the Robert McDougall Art Gallery.

Date 1979-02-13
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Star photographs

Catalogue and postcard shelves, Robert McDougall Art Gallery

Peter Tilson (left) and Michael Jaspers, both from Burnside High School, browsing the art catalogues and postcards in the entrance to the Robert McDougall Art Gallery.

Date 1979-02-13
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Star photographs

Canterbury Public Library model

A scale model under construction of the design for the new Canterbury Public Library which will front onto Gloucester Street in central Christchurch. Constructing the model is art student from...

Date 1979-02-24
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Star photographs