Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949

Railway worker and amateur photographer. Born in Wellington. Son of Charles Godber and Mary Ann Scotchmer. Married Eleanora (Laura) Georgina Zinckgraf 1897; two children, Phyllis Mary and William Albert. Lived in Petone, Silverstream, and Dunedin. Worked in the Railways workshops, mostly at Petone. Photographed the Piha milling operation in 1915 and 1916. Interested in Maori ethnology, language and art; supported Maori missions; was a carver in his own right and had a home workshop for Maori carving. Died at Lower Hutt Public Hospital. ( Godber file in Turnbull Library Pictures)

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Date: 1860s-1949 From: Mackrell, Brent fl 2012: Photographs By: Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.); Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949; Harding, William James, 1826-1899; Johnston, Owen, active 1940-1987; New Zealand Railways. Publicity Branch Ref: PA1-o-1038 Description: Contains photographs of a Maori group at Wanganui, Te Rangitahau of Waitahanui, inscription at Wairaka meeting house (Whakatane), Pohaturoa Rock (Whakatane),...
Godber, Albert Percy, 1876-1949 :[Drawings of Maori rafter patterns]. 190. Takitimu Wairoa; 191. Takitimu. Wairoa; 192. Taitua Taumarunui. [1945].
Date: 1945 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1876-1949 :[Drawings of Maori rafter patterns or kowhaiwhai] [1939?]-1947 By: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 Ref: E-302-q-7-190/192 Description: Kowhaiwhai patterns in red and black. The identification of each is written above it. Quantity: 1 watercolour(s) on page of sketchbook. Physical Descriptio...
Godber family photograph, ca 1906.
Date: 1906 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-0196-1/2-G Description: Mary Ann Godber and Charles Godber with their sons (Charles Scotchmer Godber, Albert Percy Godber, and Harry Leonard Godber), their daughters-in-law (Laura G...
Date: ca 1881 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives By: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 Ref: PAColl-3039-1-024 Description: Parihaka at the time of the attack by armed constabulary with Te Whiti's marae on the slight rise in the background. Photograph copied by Godber probably f...
Date: 1900s By: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949; Hartwig, Colin Arthur, 1933- Ref: PAColl-5621 Description: Photographs of the Rimutaka Incline, and the locomotives that operated upon it. Quantity: 1 album(s) Album(s). Provenance: This portfolio was the 16th in a...
Date: ca 1920 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: 1/2-005078-G Description: Albert, Laura and Phyllis sitting on the steps to their verandah at Silverstream with William standing next to them. Photographer was Albert Godber. Quanti...
Date: 1942? From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: 1/4-039145-G Description: Albert Percy Godber standing beside the carving of a Maori figure which he has completed, holding carving tools. Inscribed on the carving are the words "Tia...
Date: [192-] From: North, Esther Mary, 1892-1968: Photographs By: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 Ref: PAColl-7159-12-1 Description: Group posed on the foundations of Frank Phillips' house in Blue Mountains Road, Silverstream, taken ca late 1920s by A P Godber. Shows an unidentified man, F...
Date: Circa 1920s From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: 1/4-039027-G Description: A touring car, parked on an unsealed road in a hilly, bushy area. The photographer Albert Percy Godber and his wife Laura are standing on either side of the ...
Date: Circa 1920s From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: 1/4-039029-G Description: A touring car, parked on an unsealed road in a hilly, bushy area. The photographer Albert Percy Godber and his wife Laura are standing together to the right ...
Date: 1947 By: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949; Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand Ref: MapColl-832eke/1947/Acc.1771 Description: Map of North Island showing [Presbyterian] Maori Mission stations. They are marked as situated at Otaki, Whanganui, New Plymouth, Turakina, Marton, Napier, ...
Date: [ca 1916] From: Making New Zealand :Negatives and prints from the Making New Zealand Centennial collection By: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 Ref: MNZ-1753-1/2-F Description: 'Tripping' the Anawata dam, Piha district, to allow logs through. Photograph taken circa 1916 by Albert Percy Godber. Caption from Making New Zealand reads...
Date: 1927 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives By: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 Ref: PA7-14-09 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
Date: 1889 By: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 Ref: MapColl-945.391gmfs/1889/Acc.3904 Description: Shows position of British, German and American ships. Further notes on the hurricane attached Quantity: 1 map(s). Physical Description: 34 x 38 cm. Scale ...
Date: 1920s-1930s? From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-2113-1/2-G Description: View of the photographer, Albert Percy Godber and his wife Laura at their home in Whiteman's Valley Road, Silverstream. A bridge across the stream is partia...
Date: 1924 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-1293-1/2-b-F Description: Toa Rangatira (whare puni) at Takapuwahia, Porirua, in 1924. The photographer, Albert Percy Godber and a young boy are seated in the front porch. The boy is ...
Date: 1947-1948 From: Mackrell, Brent fl 2012: Photographs By: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 Ref: PA1-o-1037 Description: Contains photographs of meeting houses at Whakatane, Wairoa, Poroporo, Ruatoki, Ohinemutu, Whakarewarewa, Otukou, and Te Araroa. Also shown are a school at ...
Date: 1840-1950 From: Mackrell, Brent fl 2012: Photographs By: Angas, George French, 1822-1886; Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.); Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949; Heron, George Charles, 1923-1972; Johnston, Owen, active 1940-1987; New Zealand Railways. Publicity Branch; Palmer, Albert Noel, 1920-1972; Raine, William Hall, 1892-1955 Ref: PA1-o-1036 Description: Contains photographs and photographic copies of paintings illustrating Te Rangihaeata's house on Mana Island, Waitahanui Pa at Lake Taupo, meeting houses at ...
Closeup view of the front of the Uenuku-mai-rarotonga meeting house, Punawhakareia Marae, Rotoiti
Date: [ca 1930s] From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-0950-1/2-G Description: Closeup view of the Uenuku-mai-rarotonga meeting house, Punawhakareia Marae, Rotoiti, with the photographer, Albert Percy Godber, seated beside a carved figu...
Date: ca 1920 By: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 Ref: 1/2-002756-F Description: An old whare puni built in a cruciform shape at Tiroa with a man crouching near the door. Photographed by Albert Percy Godber. The original film negative i...