This is a sample of photographs on the subject of books, reading, and writing. You can search the catalogue for more or browse our images collection. You can also browse a Digital NZ set of images related to books, reading, and writers.
Flickr set of people reading
Photos from our digital collection
- Mr Simpson’s Book and Stationery Depot, High Street, Christchurch [ca. 1885], CCL PhotoCD 12, IMG0058
- Policeman outside the Literary Institute, Library & Reading Room, Rangiora, North Canterbury [ca. 1890], CCL PhotoCD 5, IMG0021
- Simpson & Williams, 238 High Street, Christchurch , CCL PhotoCD 6, IMG0007
- In the Canterbury College Library : the Acting Librarian, Mr Hardie, is seen facing the camera. [1926?], CCL PhotoCD 3, IMG0055
- The ground floor Reference Library, Canterbury Public Library, 109 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch [193-?], CCL PhotoCD 8, IMG0018
- New Zealand Room opened at Canterbury Public Library [30 Apr. 1956], CCL PhotoCD 8, IMG0017
- Ngaio Marsh in old age, one of the last to be taken of her [between 1980 and 1982], CCL PhotoCD 17, IMG0041
- Canterbury Public Library staff outside the new library building on the corner of Gloucester Street and Oxford Terrace , CCL PhotoCD 11, IMG0091
Books and reading images on Kete Christchurch
- Louis's Hand Writing. Kete Christchurch Louis_s_Hand_Writing"
- Edgar Turner and Amy Turner, [1940s]. Kete Christchurch PH13-009
- Armagh Book Shop - 166 Armagh Street - 27 February 2005. Kete Christchurch IMG_0784
- Old Smiths Bookshop building is in the red brick, Manchester [October 2010?]. Kete Christchurch Old_smiths_Bookshop_building_is_in_the_red_brick__Manchester
- Choosing Books at the Fridge Library, [17 July 2011]. Kete Christchurch At_the_Fridge_Library_IMG_5098
- Gap Filler book fridge, [2 August 2011].Kete Christchurch IMG_0854"
- Scorpio Books, 79 Hereford Street December 2011. Kete Christchurch Scorpio_Books__79_Hereford_Street_December2011_422"