Knowlescourt, 274 Papanui Road, 4 March 2011, north facade: Picturing Canterbury

The former house at 274 Papanui Road, known  as "Knowles Court" was built in 1910 for Christchurch solicitor, Thomas Gregory Russell and his wife Doris. It was designed in the Arts and Crafts architectural style by John James Collins of the firm Armson, Collins and Harman. The interior of the house was later converted into…
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Riverview Lodge, 361 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch: Picturing Canterbury

The house at 361 Cambridge Terrace was built c.1904 and is an example of a residence designed in the Queen Anne style of architecture. Do you have any photographs of 361 Cambridge Terrace? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection. Kete Christchurch is a collection of photographs and stories about Christchurch and Canterbury, past and…
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The corner of Cashel and High Streets, Christchurch: Picturing Canterbury

The corner of Cashel and High Streets, Christchurch [ca. 1872]. Cobb & Co. established their line of coaches in Christchurch in 1863. By 1864 their coach office was on the corner of Cashel and High Streets, facing east on the Triangle. The coach driver is thought to be Joseph McFarlane (1849?-1885). In High Street to…
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Christchurch Photo Hunt 2017 – The winners

Plains, Port Hills & Peninsula – Finding our way was the theme for 2017. This year we had some excellent individual photographs and collections submitted telling wonderful stories of people, family and Christchurch. Thank you so much for sharing your memories and contributing to our photographic history. This year’s judges were Sarah Snelling the Digital Curation…
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