Breckon, Arthur Ninnis, 1887-1965

Breckon, A N, 1887-1965

Chief photographer for New Zealand Herald and Weekly News ca 1920-1940. Born in Hamilton, worked as commercial photographer before joining the New Zealand Herald ca 1910. He photographed the arrest of Rua at Maungapohatu in 1916, the wreck of the 'Wiltshire' on Great Barrier Island in 1922, and Zane Grey's fishing trip to New Zealand. He retired in 1940, and died in Auckland. Photographer of Zane Grey's book "Anglers Eldorado". Father of Aubrey Arthur Ninnis Breckon (1913-1989) Source: New Zealand Herald, 6 September 1965.

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St Patrick's Catholic Cathedral, Auckland
From: Making New Zealand :Negatives and prints from the Making New Zealand Centennial collection By: Breckon, Arthur Ninnis, 1887-1965 Ref: PAColl-3060-002 Description: Saint Patrick's Cathedral in Auckland. Photograph taken by Arthur N Breckon. St Patrick's, in this form, was completed in 1908. The architect was Edward Mah...
Date: 1880s-1960s From: New Zealand Seamen's Union :Photographs By: Breckon, Arthur Ninnis, 1887-1965 Ref: PAColl-6249-2 Description: Photographs of ships, sailors, and seamans union activities. These consist of a conference from some time in the 1830s, an anti Vietnam war protest, and a m...
Walsh Brothers plane, Glenora Park, Takanini, Auckland
Date: Feb 1911 From: Making New Zealand :Negatives and prints from the Making New Zealand Centennial collection By: Breckon, Arthur Ninnis, 1887-1965 Ref: MNZ-2066-1/4-F Description: The biplane 'Manurewa', built by the Walsh brothers, shown at Glenora Park, Takanini. A group of men hold the tail end. The man seated in the drivers seat is...
Date: 1911 By: Breckon, Arthur Ninnis, 1887-1965; Auckland weekly news (Newspaper) Ref: C-065-010 Description: A posed scene in which a man and his horse approach a river, across which is the man's land, covered in bush, including toitoi, ferns and mature trees. Exte...
Date: 1916, [ca 1916] From: Binney, Judith Te Tomairangi o te Aroha (Dame), 1940-2011: Collection By: Breckon, Arthur Ninnis, 1887-1965 Ref: 35mm-100289-F Description: Negative strip with five b&w copy negatives of images originally taken by A N Breckon. Four are of police and relate to Rua Kenana's arrest in 1916. Also inc...
Date: [1942] From: Coates, Joseph Gordon, 1878-1943 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-1785-221 Description: Most correspondents identified and entered in the Name field; also includes letter from [?] R T Lawrence, Trentham Military Camp Other Titles - Sixth annual...
Date: 1916 From: Cotter, Thomas and Thelma: Collection relating to Rua Kenana Hepetipa, mainly photographs taken by A N Breckon By: Breckon, Arthur Ninnis, 1887-1965 Ref: PAColl-10509 Description: Photographic prints of images relating to the arrest of Rua Kenana Hepetipa and others, at the village of Maungapohatu, Urewera, in April 1916. Photographs t...
Date: 1916 From: Binney, Judith Te Tomairangi o te Aroha (Dame), 1940-2011: Collection By: Breckon, Arthur Ninnis, 1887-1965 Ref: 1/2-237006-237009-F Description: Copy negatives of photographs taken by A N Breckon showing images relating to the 1916 arrest of Rua Kenana. Comprises: - police picnic at Te Whaiti, 31 Marc...
Date: 1935 By: Breckon, Arthur Ninnis, 1887-1965; Fleming, Margaret Alison (Lady), 1917-2000 Ref: PAColl-3259 Description: One group portrait of the members of the expedition; three photoprints showing coastlines photographed from the boat and one photoprint showing the "Will Wat...
Date: [ca 1880]-[ca 1940] From: Hodge, Horace Emerton, 1903-1958 :Albums and photographs relating to Merton Hodge and the Linney Family By: Tyree Brothers (Firm); Wickens & Company; Wrigglesworth and Binns (Firm); New Zealand Photographic Company (Wellington, N.Z.); Herrmann, Louisa Marian, 1864-1955; Shennan, Frederick William, active 1893-1900s; Isaacs, Jacob Nathan, 1877-1962; Barker, Frank Giles, 1891-1955; Zachariah, Joseph, 1867-1965; Anderson's Studio; Berry and Company; Breckon, Arthur Ninnis, 1887-1965; Standish & Preece (Firm); Wilton, Denman, -1931; George & George's Federal Studio; Talma Studio (Australia); Falk Studio; Durant, A T, active 1890s; Collins, Charles, active 1890s; Home Studio (Melbourne, Vic.); Yeoman & Company Ref: PAColl-8311-08 Description: Mainly portraits in the form of cabinet cards, with some carte de visite, other small mounted photographs, and snapshots by New Zealand and Australian photog...
By: Breckon, Arthur Ninnis, 1887-1965 Ref: PA7-01-51 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
Police party before raid on Maungapohatu
Date: 1916 From: Blue album By: Breckon, Arthur Ninnis, 1887-1965 Ref: PA1-o-042-50-3 Description: Party of police en route to Maungapohatu, prior to the raid that resulted in the arrest of Ngai Tuhoe prophet Rua Kenana. Includes: John Neil (left of the co...
Police party on Old Road, Ruatahuna
Date: [ca 1916] From: Blue album By: Breckon, Arthur Ninnis, 1887-1965 Ref: PA1-o-042-49-4 Description: Police party on the Old Road, Ruatahuna, prior to the raid on Maungapohatu that resulted in the arrest of Rua Kenana Hepetipa (Ngai Tuhoe). Photograph taken ...
Portrait of photographer A N Breckon with a pipe
Date: Nov 1945 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-00775-G Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Glass negative, 3.25 x 4.25 inches
Portrait of photographer A N Breckon with a pipe
Date: Nov 1945 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-00776-G Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Glass negative, 3.25 x 4.25 inches
Group of policemen near the settlement of Rua Kenana
Date: 1916 By: Breckon, Arthur Ninnis, 1887-1965; Webb, C C, active 20th century Ref: 1/2-028069-F Description: Photograph taken by Arthur N Breckon in 1916. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Film negative
Date: 1914-1916 From: England family : Photographs By: Breckon, Arthur Ninnis, 1887-1965 Ref: PA1-o-1808 Description: -Photograph album compiled by an unidentified person. Thirty-five photographs taken during World War One, with captions and dates, possibly written by Thomas...
Date: 1916, 1957 By: Cotter, Thomas James, 1901-1973; Cotter, Thelma May, 1900-1996; Breckon, Arthur Ninnis, 1887-1965 Ref: ATL-Group-00075 Description: Photographic prints of images relating to the arrest of Rua Kenana Hepetipa and others, at the village of Maungapohatu, Urewera, in April 1916. Photographs t...
Date: 1900-1916 By: McDonald, James Ingram, 1865-1935; Breckon, Arthur Ninnis, 1887-1965; Pringle, Thomas, 1858-1931 Ref: PA1-o-042 Description: Views of Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, Mataatua, Ruatahua and Maungapuhatu, taken ca 1900-1916 by James McDonald, A N Breckon, Thomas Pringle and other photographers. ...
Police approaching Maungapohatu, to arrest Rua Kenana
Date: 1916 By: Breckon, Arthur Ninnis, 1887-1965; Webb, C C, active 20th century Ref: 1/2-028071-F Description: Photograph taken by Arthur N Breckon in 1916. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Film negative