Bridge of Remembrance.
Even in an age when a postcard might take months to get to its destination, Christchurch was worthy of writing home about. Many of the historic postcards found in our collection capture a cityscape...
From Beautiful Christchurch - a set of postcards containing 8 colour images and 8 black & white, published by Tanner Couch Ltd.
Coloured postcard of Fishing in the Avon river.
Looking north up Colombo Street towards Cathedral Square.
Colombo Street looking south towards Cathedral Square a sign for Woolworths visible.
Postcard of a General View of Sumner Beach. NZ 5533
High Street, looking south from Cashel Street intersection.
Memorial statue of Robert Falcon Scott.
Armagh Street Bridge
People looking at Canterbury Pioneer Women's Memorial
Christchurch Hospital and Nurses' Home.
Museum walk, Canterbury Museum and Rolleston Avenue.
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, 122 Barbadoes Street
Robert Falcon Scott memorial statue.
Spring flowers on the banks of the Avon River, Botanical Gardens.
Cashel St., Christchurch. Postcard of Cashel Street, Christchurch. No.167. J.G.
New Zealand postcard no. 1034P showing the original Bush Inn Riccarton Road. On reverse: Postcard issued by Muir & Moodie, Dunedin from their copyright series of views. Phototyped in Austria.
Postcard from a photograph album of Governor's Bay jetty. On back of postcard: Dominion of New Zealand Carte Postal, Printed in Germany.
The Avon, Christchurch, from the White Bridge
Photo shows bridge over the Avon River from Carlton Mill Rd to Little Hagley Park near Millbrook Reserve. On reverse of postcard: F. T. Marble Opalette Series. Registered No. 529170. No stamp...
Although this is a postcard the photo shows Cathedral Square with the trams running through. Interesting how postcards were used to keeping touch with family (no phones those days). Circa 1920.