Recreation and sports - Climbing and climbers, hiking, canoeing and chess


Photographs taken for publication in the New Zealand Free Lance, 1926-1946.

Several photographs of English mountaineer, Miss Kate Gardiner - with her guide Alack, with her guide V Williams on summit of Mt Cook, 1929, and one with English companion, Miss Corry, ca 1931; Miss L Familton with guides Williams and Alack, 1930; guide Brusted, 1932 and as leader of a rescue party (undated); Maori guide Joe Fleurty at Franz Josef Glacier; member of Tararua Tramping Club climbing a rock face at Titahi Bay, 1926; guide Graham with L M S Amery & A P Harper; P Graham, Vic Williams & Dave Graham resting on Haast Ridge (undated).

Group photos of mountain guides (Frank, Alack, etc); prominent Taranaki alpinists - L O Hooker, J P Murphy & Rod Syme, 1932; photo of or by E T Napier; Canterbury Mountaineering Club rescue at Mount Rolleston, 1942; climbing the Whakapapa Glacier;

H K Douglas of Wellington with guide M Bowie of Hermitage, Mt Cook, after their traverse of Mts Silberhorne, Tasman and Ledenfelt, 1937.

Chess tournaments - E H Severns and R G Wade, 1944; Mrs Brethwith [?], member of Otago Chess Club, 1941; Victory Chess Congress, Christchurch - winner T Lepviikmann of Wellington, finalists J D Speele, H McNabb & R G Wade, 1946; Arturito Pomar, 14 year old Spanish chess prodigy competing in the International Chess Tournament in London, 1945-1946.

Hiking and walking - Hikers and hitch-hiker in England during the war years, 1941; father with daughter in his knapsack near the summit of Mt Tarawera, 1932; group of climbers ascending Tarawera, 1932; group of young Christchurch women walking over the Cashmere Hills, 1941; large group resting beside Lake Blackwater, Christchurch, 1937; group of young men and women hikers from Christchurch, 1933

Oscar Coberger and Felix Harley navigating the Waimakariri in a kayak, 1933

Quantity: 54 b&w original photographic print(s).

Physical Description: Silver gelatin prints

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54 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Silver gelatin prints
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