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Artist Michael Armstrong with art and sewing machine

Michael Armstrong, artist, in his studio on Idris Road with a piece of his artwork and a sewing machine.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Star photographs

Lyttelton's last civil and naval tailor, D. Lublow

Mr D. Lublow, civil and naval tailor, sat in his London Street store in Lyttelton next to a traditional Singer sewing machine prior to the closure of his shop after five generations.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 Star photographs

Celebrating 45 years working in the clothing industry

Miss Shirley Tolchard, celebrating 45 years working in the clothing industry, sat at one of the sewing machines at Deanes clothing factory on Wairakei Road.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Lane, Walker, Rudkin factory workers

Views of workers and machinery at the Lane, Walker, Rudkin factory. [Frames 6, 7 and 8] Unidentified employee pulling newly-woven socks into shape. [Frame 11] Close-up of machinery.

Date 1972-05-19
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Christchurch Star negative strips

Workers at Christchurch wig factory

Workers making wigs on sewing machines, and styling wigs on mannequin heads, at a Christchurch wig factory.

Date 1971-02-27
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

LeatherGear clothing store

LeatherGear, New Brighton. [Frame 1] Ray Comfort at a sewing machine. [Frames 2 to 3] Sue Comfort with clothing rack.

Date 1970-10-12
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Millers Ltd factory workers, Tuam Street

Group of workers busy at sewing machines in the factory and warehouse at Millers Ltd on Tuam street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Star photographs

Rowena Fulham

Rowena Fulham, a machinist and Canterbury soccer player who has just joined the New Zealand women's soccer team.

Date 1981-09-24
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

H.G. Stiles repairing sewing machines

H.G. Stiles of the Bishopdale-Burnside Rotary Club with Singer treadle sewing machines he is repairing to be donated to Pacific Island villages.

Date 1975-10-06
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Star photographs

Rubber workers at the Industries Fair

Rubber workers' display at the New Zealand Industries Fair during October 1941 at the Dalgety's building on Moorhouse Ave.

Date 1941-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Star photographs

Halfway house for Tongan migrants

Anna Hanisi, Pangai Hanisi and Byanne Ahoafi making quilts from factory offcuts in their Spreydon halfway house.

Date 1990-03-24
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Star photographs

Annie Graham, wearable art designer

Wearable art designer and former costume designer at the Court Theatre from Lyttelton, Annie Graham, at a Singer sewing machine preparing entries to the Chez Eelco Wearable Art Awards and the Benson...

Date 1990-02-26
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 Star photographs

Knitting machine at Lane Walker Rudkin Industries Ltd

Knitting machine being operated at the Lane Walker Rudkin Industries Ltd factory. The knitting machine can do approx. 1600 rows per minute.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 Star photographs