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Taking tea, 1930s

Bryson and Maysel Mirfin, Ikamatua, taking tea with Ruby Stokes, Omihi. Ruby and Maysel were friends from Training College and bridesmaids at each other's weddings. Photo taken by Stanley Stokes.

Date unspecified year in 1930
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Highlights from the Samuel Anstey collection

Highlights from the Samuel Anstey collection of glass plate negatives. Anstey was an early Antigua Boat Sheds owner who took many photos creating a remarkable record of the early 1900's.

Weston, Lasy, and company, January 1904

Four men including Mr Lacy and W. Weston (reclining on the ground) in Hagley Park.

Date unspecified day in 1904-01
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

Fuller's, July 1903

Four men and three women of Fullers' Theatre Company in two rowboats on the Avon River in Hagley Park. Three of the men have exchanged hats with the three women.

Date unspecified day in 1903-07
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

Three men standing and one man reclining

Four men including Mr Lacy and W. Weston (reclining on the ground) of Weston Lasy & Company in Hagley Park. The men have matching suits. The three standing all have matching bowler hats while the...

Date unspecified day in 1904-01
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

Group of eighteen men and women outdoors

Group of eighteen men and women outdoors in Hagley Park. One man lies in front of the others.

Date 1900 to 1907
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

Work crew, W.W. Keighley and Co., Timber Merchants

My grandfather and great-grandfather worked for W. W. Keighley and Co. Timber Merchants which was located at 48 Fitzgerald Ave. Pictured is the work crew 1948.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Margaret shopping in city beside the Cathedral

"My grandmother Margaret Cooper shopping in the central city, beside the Cathedral. The United Services Hotel on the right." - Contributor's note

Date unspecified month and day in 1943
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Kingsford Smith & Sumner school

Margery Tait (9 years) presenting roll with names of girls of Sumner school to Kingsford Smith after 1st Tasman flight. 11 September 1928. Photo presumably later, though not much judging by the coats.

Date unspecified year in 1920
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Street photo, 1930s

Grannie (Ella) Button, mother (Violet Alicia Tait) and myself (Margaret Alicia Tait). Mid 1930s. Street photo in Christchurch.

Date unspecified year in 1930
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Lyttelton family walking in Cathedral Square

In Cathedral Square (Port Hills in background). Phyllis Morse (my mum) Fred Priddy, Ailsa Morse (mum's sister and Fred's future wife) are all from Lyttelton. They would have got all dressed up in...

Date 1930
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Sir Heaton Rhodes's home at Tai Tapu

Newspaper caption: In the picture are seen Sir Heaton and Lady Rhodes, Mrs Coates, Mrs E. C. Huie, Mrs M. C. Keane, Mrs David Jones, Miss Jones, Mr R. M. Macdonald, Mr H. G. Livingstone, Mr Hamilton...

Date 1925
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Proud mothers and their chubby children

Newspaper caption: Prize-winners in the baby competition, which was a feature of the picnic held at Kowhai Bush, by the combined staffs of the Christchurch City Council.

Date 1928
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Women at Ellesmere Show, Leeston

Newspaper caption: A group of women of mixed ages seated and standing at the 1909 Ellesmere Show at Leeston.

Date 1909
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

Two women and two girls at the Courtenay Show, Kirwee

Newspaper caption: Two women and two girls in conversation at the 1909 Courtenay Show at Kirwee.

Date 1909
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

Leaving from Christchurch International Airport

Aunty Hilda, Uncle Eric and daughter Helen who lived on a farm at Kirwee were at Christchurch International Airport, possibly going on holiday. People were still dressing up when they went out.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Madeline Gimblett at Heathcote Hall wheelbarrow sale

Maidie Gimblett at Heathcote Hall in fancy dress with wheelbarrow of her own work. Wheelbarrow parade and sale-of-work fundraising for the Methodist Church.

Date unspecified year in 1900 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Madeline Gimblett in fancy dress

Madeline (Maidie) Gimblett standing outdoors in fancy dress carrying a basket.

Date 1903 (year uncertain) to 1913 (year uncertain)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Grandparents in the Square

"Maternal grandparents in the Square" - Contributor's note

Date 1930 (year uncertain; year approximate) to 1949 (year uncertain; year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Nola Ballin, exclusive hat winner

Views of Nola Ballin, winner of the exclusive hat section of the Cup Week Millinery Stakes at Addington Raceway. [Frame 36] Nola Ballin and G. C. Smith.

Date 1970-11-11
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

G. C. Smith with winning hat

Views of G. C. Smith, winner of the ready to wear section of the Cup Week Millinery Stakes at Addington Raceway.

Date 1970-11-11
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips