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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Ten Ladies punting on the Avon: Picturing Canterbury

Ten Ladies punting on the Avon. 1900. Photographer W. H. Bickerton, Christchurch. Do you have any photographs of punting on the Avon River? 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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The World of Tattoos: Rachael King – Part one: cabinet of Curiosities, tiny lectures on the weird and wonderful: WORD Christchurch Shifting Points of View 2019

'I believe as many as six impossible things before breakfast!" - Part one of the conclusion of A cabinet of Curiosities, tiny lectures on the weird and wonderful: WORD Christchurch 2019. Rachael King on tattooing.
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Traffic officer checking a driver’s licence: Picturing Canterbury

Miss P. Stokes, traffic officer, checking the driver's licence of a man sitting in a car. 12 August 1967.  Do you have any photographs of Christchurch in the 1960s? 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…
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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 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 and places of…
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