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Date
[1920-1988]
Ref
Series-6604
Description

Photographs taken by Leo White and Whites Aviation Ltd, circa 1920-1988. This series comprises the bulk of the collection and covers the following areas:

Extensive general coverage of New Zealand from air and ground

Extensive coverage of Auckland region

Antarctica

Pacific: Rarotonga, Aitutaki, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands (including WW2), Bougainville, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Kermadec Islands, Norfolk Island. Mostly RNZAF 1940s, and airline publicity 1940s-1950s

Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand (airline publicity 1940s-1950s, possibly taken for Qantas)

Aviation history & portraits. Pioneers, NZPAF & RNZAF, airlines, personalities

Transport: scows, Pamir in Auckland 1948, shipping, railways

Sport: fishing, rugby, cricket, motor sport

Factories and industrial activities

Farms and rural activities

Title supplied by Library.

Quantity: 76024 b&w original negative(s). 16 b&w original photographic print(s).

Processing information: This artificial series was created in 2020 in order to differentiate the contents from the other series.

Access restrictions
Partly restricted material
Format
76024 b&w original negative(s), 16 b&w original photographic print(s), Negatives, Gelatin silver prints
There are 19,371 items in total.
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There are 19,371 items in this group.
Two men standing next to a Mount Cook Air Services aeroplane at Fox Glacier
Date: August 1960 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-53773 Description: Photograph showing two men standing next to a Mount Cook Air Services aeroplane parked on the snow at the head of Fox Glacier. Photograph taken by Whites Avi...
Mangere drainage area next to Ambury Farm Park with Mangere Bridge and South-Western Motorway beyond, Manukau Harbour, Auckland City
Date: 7 Jan 1956 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-40490-G Description: Aerial photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: 1/2 plate Glass negative, 4.75 x 6.5 inches
Free
Wellington City and waterfront wharves with Oriental Bay, Mount Victoria and Wellington Harbour beyond
Date: 21 Mar 1956 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-41235-F Description: Aerial photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative, 1/2 plate
Free
Te Uwhi, Bay of Islands
Date: 19 October 1955 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-39691-F Description: Aerial photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative, 1/2 plate
Free
Four Square building on Khyber Pass Road with Grafton Street Bridge and Auckland City centre beyond
Date: 26 Apr 1956 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-41112-G Description: Aerial photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: 1/2 plate Glass negative
Free
Kevin Daniell at the launch tour for South Pacific Airlines of New Zealand (SPANZ)
Date: 10 Dec 1960 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-54639a Description: Copy negative taken by Whites Aviation on 10 December 1960. Original photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w copy negative(s). Physical Descri...
Date: 28 Apr 1960 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-53137b Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Photographic negative
W Bradley in National Airways Corporation (NAC) DC3 aircraft
Date: 8 Feb 1961 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-54992b Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Photographic negative
Date: 1930 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: 1/2-62608x-G Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Glass negative, 4.75 x 6.5 inches
Unidentified passengers on gangway of TEAL Comet aircraft with people watching, Whenuapai, Auckland Region
Date: 13 Dec 1955 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-40453-F Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative, ¼ plate