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: 1892-1939 From: Stowell, Henry Matthew, 1859-1944 :Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0062-04 Description: Contains letters to a variety of private and professional people regarding the Maori language, instruction and lessons Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Desc...
Three men on horseback on the Karekare Road.
Date: [ca 1916-1918] Ref: APG-0643-1/2-G Description: Three men on horseback, with the photographer's horse riderless, on the Karekare Road. The man on the left is Albert Percy Godber, the man second from right...
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 ...
Date: 1918-1922 By: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 Ref: MS-0846 Description: Quantity: 1 volume(s) (ca 100 pages). 0.02 Linear Metres. Physical Description: Holograph (13 cm; stiff marbled wraps, in buff case)
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Photograph of Island Bay, Wellington
Date: [ca 1900s] By: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 Ref: PAColl-8239 Description: Photograph overlooking Island Bay, with the Kai Toa Luncheon & Tea Rooms in right foreground, taken circa 1900s by Albert Percy Godber. Source of title - Ti...
Date: 1942? 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...
Albert Percy Godber, his wife Laura, their son-in-law Colin Hartwig, daughter Phyllis, and grandson Colin Hartwig, alongside an Essex car, in 1934.
Date: 1934 Ref: APG-1061-1/2-G Description: A Essex motor car half out of a garage, with, from left to right, Albert Percy Godber, Cecil Hartwig, Colin Hartwig, Phyllis Hartwig and Laura Godber. Photo...
By: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 Ref: E-302-q-8 Description: Kowhaiwhai patterns from Kiropiri Pa and Tawhitinui, Whanganui River. Godber died in 1949, hence the large number of empty pages in this sketchbook. Quanti...
Date: [ca 1916] 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...
Locomotive cylinder boring bar, designed by Albert Percy Godber.
Date: 1926 Ref: APG-0752-1/2-G Description: Closeup view of an engine cylinder boring bar, designed by Albert Percy Godber. Photographed at the Hillside Railway Workshops, Dunedin, by A P Godber, in 19...