Cooking steak: Picturing Canterbury

Municipal Electricity Department (MED) workers, Joe Wells, Tim Mason, John Blackburn, and Frank Prescott cooking steak at the corner of Westminster Street and Kensington Avenue on the morning of 2 July 1964. Do you have any photographs of line workers in Canterbury? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection. The Discovery Wall is a large interactive…
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Camping at Hanmer River: Picturing Canterbury

Family camping at Hanmer River, Christmas/New Year 1958. Annual event with often three generations present.  Do you have any photographs of families camping in Canterbury? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection. The Discovery Wall is a large interactive exhibition which allows several people to simultaneously explore images and stories of the history of the people…
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Salvation Army dormitory, Addington: Picturing Canterbury

The interior of one of the dormitories at the Salvation Army Social Service Centre on Poulson Street in Addington. 21 February 1963.  Do you have any photographs of the former Salvation Army dormitories in Addington? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection. The Discovery Wall is a large interactive exhibition which allows several people to simultaneously…
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Katzenjammer Castle, New Zealand International Exhibition, 1906-7: Picturing Canterbury

N.Z International Exhibition 1906-7. No. 8 -Katzenjammer Castle. [Dutch, Photo] Smith & Anthony Limited. 1906 - 1907 Named after a German term which can be rendered as "confusion", the Katzenjammer Castle was a common sideshow attraction found at exhibitions and amusement parks in many countries throughout the Edwardian period. After purchasing their ticket, visitors would…
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