Iceskater jumping: Picturing Canterbury

Iceskater jumping. Entry by Barbara Newcombe in the 2019 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt. (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0). CCL-PH19-0304.

Contributor says: Photo taken by my father Peter Basire ( a photographer) from his collection of Lake Lyndon or Lake Ida. Circa 1954.

An unique action photo taken of skater jumping over 2 other skaters crouched on the ice. Highly commended in the 2019 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt.

Do you have any photographs of ice skating 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 Christchurch. Images displayed on the Wall can also be found on the Discovery Wall website.

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