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Corner of High and Colombo Streets

Street scene of buses, cars and cyclists on the corner of High Street and Colombo Street. Category Winner: Places in the 2018 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt.

Date 1978-07
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Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Hazel skating at Lake Ida

Man and two women ice skating at Lake Ida in Canterbury. "Person on the right is my mother - Hazel Marker, aged about 20." - Contributor's note

Date 1950 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Ice skating at Lake Ida

View across Lake Ida across cars parked up and with crowds of people ice skating on the lake.

Date 1950 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Flora and Lilian shopping in the central city

Two women shopping in central Christchurch. "My great grandmother, Flora Excell on the left and my grandmother, Lilian Marker" - Contributor's note

Date 1950 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Lilian shopping with a friend

"Two women shopping in central Christchurch, one pushing a pram. ""My grandmother, Lilian Marker on the left."" - Contributor's note"

Date 1950 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Daphne Marker with her pet pigeons

"""My Aunty Daphne Marker in her room at the Upper Sanatorium (Cashmere). She was known for her pet birds and her very fine knitting. She used bike spokes and piano wires to knit with... Born 6...

Date unspecified year in 1950
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Craig Jones (Spike) - speedway racer

"Portrait of Craig Jones (Spike), speedway racer. ""My mother and myself biked from Beckenham to Rowen Ave, Aranui, each Saturday night, I was a real fan of the speedway."" - Contributor's note"

Date 1950 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

2nd prize at the Christchurch Show

Harry Smith sat with his horse and cart at the Christchurch Show where he won second prize. Harry Smith did deliveries with his horse and cart from town to Sign of the Bellbird and Harry Ell farm.

Format Photograph
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Portrait of Sarah Thomas

"Sarah Thomas (nee Millward) Born England 1834, died 1904. My great great grandparents came to New Zealand on the ship Mary Anne arriving 4 August 1859. Sarah must have walked the Bridle Path in those...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Portrait of Charles Thomas

"Charles Thomas. Born England 1832, died suddenly at work in 1889. My great great grandparents came to New Zealand on the ship Mary Anne arriving 4 August 1859." - Contributor's note

Format Photograph
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Montrose Dairy Farm, Curletts Road

"Montrose Dairy Farm, Curletts Road. The windmill pumped their water for the whole farm. The house was fitted with all electrical applicances." - Contributor's note

Format Photograph
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Montrose Dairy Farm, Curletts Road

"Montrose Dairy Farm, Curletts Road. The windmill pumped their water for the whole farm. The house was fitted with all electrical applicances." - Contributor's note

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Horse and cart

A man and a woman sat on a cart attached up to a horse on a farm. "Mode of transport because of petrol restrictions." - Contributor's note

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Margaret Cunneen at Mount Magdala

Margaret Cunneen aged 8 years on the grounds of Mount Magdala on Halswell Road, ran by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd. The self-contained community was part of an international movement to support...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Lichfield Shirt Company

"My mother's first job at Lichfield Shirt Co, Staff photo 1938-1939. Tuam Street." - Contributor's note

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Rowing on the Avon River

My grandparents Agnes Sarah Bailey and Percy Vernon Bailey rowing on the Avon River. Percy is in the middle of the canoe with an oar and the other one is held by Frank Kemp. Agnes is sitting on the...

Date unspecified year in 1900
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Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Wedding of Agnes Sarah Muir and Percy Vernon Bailey

"My grandparents wedding in 1910. The bride was Agnes Sarah Muir and the groom was Percy Vernon Bailey. The best man was Frank Kemp and the bridesmaid was Lilly Muir. The wedding was at St Peter's...

Format Photograph
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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Christening of Elaine Mary Bailey

My grandmother Agnes Bailey with baby Elaine Mary [Bailey], in her christening gown, on her knee and Orton Trevor [Bailey] sitting next to her. - Contributor's note

Date 1915 (year approximate)
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Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Cressbrook in Springston

"Three of Agnes [Bailey] and Percy [Bailey] 5 children...on the front lawn of their home at "Cressbrook" Springston. The residents...erected gates at the Springston Domain in appreciation of Percy's...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Lincoln Ploughing Match, third prize

"My uncle Orton Bailey, 14 years old, driving. He won 3rd prize at the Lincoln ploughing match" - Contributor's note

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Elaine Mary Bailey, Karitane Nurse

My mother Elaine Mary Bailey who worked as a Karitane Nurse. She travelled to different parts of New Zealand to look after babies. - Contributor's note

Date unspecified year in 1930
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

The unemployed queue during the Depression

The unemployed, distinguishable by their cheap Japanese sandshoes, queue for their meagre dole in Christchurch 1930's Depression. - Contributor's note. Photos are in also in The Sugar Bag years by...

Date unspecified year in 1930
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt