Pascoe album 2

Date
[Between 1929 and 1937]
By
Boot, Leonard William, 1908-1998; Honour, Walter Basil, 1897-1988; Snowden, Andrew Craig, 1897-1981; Speight, Robert, 1867-1949; Teague, Bernard Henry Norris, 1903-1982; Townsend, Maxwell Geith, 1911-1935; Wilson, Evan, active 1931-1964
Ref
PA1-o-407
Description

Photographs taken by John Dobree Pascoe and others in the Southern Alps. They include views of mountaineers; views of mountain ranges and valleys; mountain huts and life enjoyed by the mountaineers.

One sequence (pages 129-140) show aspects of the search for the body of Edgar Russell who died on Mount Avalanche in 1933. They show the location where he was lost on 30th July 1933, the search party, and the routes they took to search, finally succeeding on 6th August 1933.

Pages 99-100, 83-84, and 105-106 show the building and completion of the Athur's Pass Canterbury Mountaineering Club mountain hut; page 87 has an indistinct view of the unveiling of the Arthur Dobson Memorial, on 18th April 1937 (5 km north of Arthur's Pass Village).

Most of the photographs re fully described with names usually given with initials and surnames, or nicknames. Many of the people and places photographed are listed above.

Most of the landscape photographs are again fully described, including panoramas with peaks and routes traversed marked on the images.

Quantity: 1 album(s) Album(s).

Physical Description: Album with black cover; "J.D. Pascoe" lettered in gold in bottom right-hand corner; [224 p.]; 26.5 x 32.5 cm

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Part of
Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives
Format
1 album(s) Album(s), Gelatin silver prints, Album with black cover; "J.D. Pascoe" lettered in gold in bottom right-hand corner; [224 p.]; 26.5 x 32.5 cm
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Mount Oates mountaineering party
Date: 15 Feb 1931 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives Ref: PA1-o-407-089-5 Description: Mount Oates mountaineering party at the Mingha River, 15th February, 1931. From left to right: Betsy Blunden, John Dobree Pascoe, and Bryan Barrer. Photograp...