Margosue Penney and friend at Sumner: Picturing Canterbury

Margosue Penney and friend at Sumner. Entry in the 2013 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt. CCL-PH13-299. Out of copyright.

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 of Christchurch. It is viewable on the ground floor of Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch, New Zealand or on the Mobile Discovery Wall. Images displayed on the Wall can also be found on the Discovery Wall website.

Christchurch Photo Hunt

The Christchurch Photo Hunt is our annual heritage image competition. It runs from Tuesday 1 October to Thursday 31 October.

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