Deste, Eileen, 1908-1986 :Collection of prints and negatives

Date
1939-1940
By
Deste, Eileen, 1908-1986; Aickin, Neville d'Eresby, 1910-1983; Arnold, Guy, active 1980s
Ref
PA-Group-00577
Description

Photographs made by Eileen Deste in her capacity as Official Photographer to the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition Co Ltd. Many of the photographs were taken by Deste's employee Neville d'Eresby (Des) Aickin and processed by Deste.

Source of title - Title supplied by Library

Arrangement: 22 boxes of prints at PAColl-0765. One print at PAColl-6001-23. Further prints at PAColl-3036-1. Negatives catalogued at 1/4-028700 to 028715, 31741 to 31848, 032233, 032234, 032307, 036454 to 036478, 059329 to 059338; 1/2-004220 to 004426, 04228 to 004310, 036188 to 036236

Quantity: 500 b&w original negative(s). 450 b&w original photographic print(s) approximately.

Provenance: Negatives previously held by the Alexander Turnbull Library for safekeeping 1943-1946 (Acc PH-TL6-1-10), before return to photographer in London. Possession passed to Guy Arnold on the death of Eileen Deste.

Processing information: Archivists notes - Originally arranged and described in 1993. Reference number changed from PAColl-3036 to PA-Group-00577 in 2010.

Access restrictions
Partly restricted material
Format
500 b&w original negative(s), 450 b&w original photographic print(s) approximately, Photographs
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Australian pavilion and court, New Zealand Centennial Exhibition, Rongotai
Date: 1940 Ref: 1/2-004307-F Description: Photograph of the Australian court and pavilion at the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition grounds at Rongotai, Wellington, taken in 1940 by Eileen Deste. Ins...
By: Deste, Eileen, 1908-1986 Ref: PA7-09-15 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s) mounted on card.
Date: 1940 Ref: 1/2-036198-F Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
From: Deste, Eileen, 1908-1986 :Collection of prints and negatives Ref: 1/1-013300-F Description: Eileen Deste collection Quantity: 1 bw original negative(s).
From: Deste, Eileen, 1908-1986 :Collection of prints and negatives Ref: 1/1-013302-F Description: Eileen Deste collection Quantity: 1 bw original negative(s).
Date: 1940 From: Deste, Eileen, 1908-1986 :Collection of prints and negatives Ref: 1/2-036224-F Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Group, including carvers and builders, alongside the unfinished meeting house in the Maori Court of the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition
Date: 1939-1940 Ref: 1/2-036992-F Description: Group, including carvers and builders, alongside the uncompleted meeting house in the Maori Court of the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition, 1939-1940, photog...
Date: 1940 From: Deste, Eileen, 1908-1986 :Collection of prints and negatives Ref: 1/2-036220-F Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Carvers and builders outside the unfinished Maori meeting house, Centennial Exhibition, Wellington
Date: 1940 Ref: 1/2-036994-F Description: Carvers and builders outside the unfinished Maori meeting house at the Wellington Centennial Exhibition. Photograph taken by Eileen Deste in 1940. Quantity:...
From: Deste, Eileen, 1908-1986 :Collection of prints and negatives Ref: 1/1-013301-F Description: Eileen Deste collection Quantity: 1 bw original negative(s).