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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Margosue Penney and friend at Sumner: Picturing Canterbury

Margosue Penney (front) at Sumner - across the road from the park, 1920.  Do you have any photographs of Christchurch in the 1920s? 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 and places…
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Photo Hunt in The Star

Read articles about the Photo Hunt in The Star: Thursday 10 October 2019: Delve into history in our new central city (page 14) Thursday 3 October 2019: Photo Hunt keeps the past alive (page 19) Thursday 26 September 2019: Dig out your historic photos (page 19…
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