Marble industry and trade

Marble quarrying
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Date: [ca 1922] From: Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry Ref: PA1-q-144-024 Description: The members' lounge lobby, House of Representatives, showing the pilasters made of New Zealand marble, photographed at about the time of completion of Parlia...
Date: [ca 1922] From: Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry Ref: PAColl-6432-1-2 Description: Interior view of the House of Representatives, showing the floor tiles, dado, and columns all of New Zealand marble, photographed at about the time of comple...
Date: [ca 1922] From: Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry Ref: PAColl-6432-1-1 Description: The front vestibule of the House of Representatives, showing the floor tiles, dado, columns and stairs all of New Zealand marble, photographed at about the t...
Date: [1912-1929] From: Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry By: Lithgow, Robert W, active 1980s; Hinge, Leslie, 1868-1942 Ref: PA1-q-144 Description: Photographs of construction projects undertaken by Hansford & Mills Construction Company. The most important section consists of views of Parliament Building...
Date: [1912] From: Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry By: Matthewman, Harold, active 1909-1914 Ref: PA1-q-144-002-1 Description: Impression of the proposed Parliament Buildings, from a sketch made in July 1912 by Harold Matthewman. Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - Proposed New Ze...
Date: ca 1920 From: Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry Ref: PA1-q-144-29 Description: Original caption states "showing the method of cutting out large blocks". Three men are cutting blocks of marble using drills, wedges and crow bars. Photog...
Construction of the marble block of the Parliament Buildings, Wellington
Date: 1912 Ref: 1/2-025320-F Description: The marble block beneath the Parliament Buildings, Wellington, undergoing construction. Government House can be seen in the background. Taken by an unident...
Takaka Hill
Date: [190-?] From: Daroux, Louis John, 1870-1948 :Photographs of New Zealand and the Pacific Ref: 1/1-039483-G Description: Takaka Hill, showing marble outcrops. Photograph taken ca 1900s by Louis John Daroux. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Dry plat...
Men cutting blocks of marble, Kairuru quarry
Date: [ca 1920] From: Hinge, Leslie, 1868-1942 : Photographs, negatives and photo albums Ref: 1/1-021977-G Description: Men cutting out blocks of marble at Kairuru quarry, for Parliament Buildings in Wellington. Photograph taken by Leslie Hinge. A print of this image is in th...
Entrance to lounge lobby [Parliament Buildings]
Date: [ca 1922] From: Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry Ref: PA1-q-144-021 Description: The entrance to the lounge lobby, House of Representatives, showing the floor tiles, dado, columns and stairs all of New Zealand marble, photographed at abou...
The engine shed [Kairuru Quarry, Takaka Hill]
Date: ca 1920 From: Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry Ref: PA1-q-144-032 Description: Original caption states, "the engine shed." View of the engine shed and railway track at the Kairuru Quarry, Takaka Hill. Photographed, probably by Leslie...
The incline to the old quarry at Sandy Bay
Date: ca 1920 From: Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry Ref: PA1-q-144-027 Description: View of what the original caption on the album page describes as "the incline to the old quarry at Sandy Bay". The incline consists of a railway track up a...
Front balcony [Parliament Buildings]
Date: [ca 1922] From: Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry Ref: PA1-q-144-007 Description: View from the front balcony of Parliament Buildings, showing the solid marble pillars and Government Buildings in the background, photographed at about the t...
[Marble for Parliament Buildings being loaded on to a Hansford & Mills Ltd lorry at Wellington wharves]
Date: [ca 1920] From: Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry Ref: PA1-q-144-033 Description: Marble for use in the construction of Parliament Buildings being loaded from a scow on to a Leyland truck of Hansford & Mills Construction Ltd at Wellington...
Marble work on first floor [Parliament Buildings]
Date: [ca 1922] From: Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry Ref: PA1-q-144-019 Description: The first floor of the House of Representatives, showing the floor tiles, dado, columns and stairs all of New Zealand marble, photographed at about the time ...
Hinge, Leslie, 1868-1942 :A large face of stone [Kairuru Quarry, Takaka Hill]
Date: ca 1920 From: Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry Ref: PA1-q-144-030 Description: Original caption states "a large face of stone". Three men stand on a ledge of marble from which they have been cutting blocks of the stone. Photographed a...
The diamond saw [construction site, Parliament Buildings]
Date: ca 1920 From: Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry Ref: PA1-q-144-037 Description: The diamond circular saw used for cutting marble for use in the construction of Parliament Buildings, photographed ca 1920 by an unknown photographer. Inscr...
Hinge, Leslie, 1868-1942 :[Men cutting out blocks of marble, Kairuru quarry]
Date: [Between 1920 and 1929] From: Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry By: Hinge, Leslie, 1868-1942 Ref: PA1-q-144-029 Description: Men cutting out blocks of marble, Kairuru quarry, photographed, probably in the 1920s, by Leslie Hinge. File print not located Inscriptions: Album page - a...
[Marble for Parliament Buildings arriving on site on a Hansford & Mills Ltd lorry]
Date: [ca 1920] From: Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry Ref: PA1-q-144-034 Description: Marble for use in the construction of Parliament Buildings arriving in Parliament Street on a Leyland truck of Hansford & Mills Construction Ltd. Photograph...
[Marble for Parliament Buildings being unloaded in Parliament street by a gantry crane]
Date: [ca 1920] From: Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry Ref: PA1-q-144-035 Description: Marble for use in the construction of Parliament Buildings being unloaded in Parliament Street by a gantry crane of Hansford & Mills Construction Ltd. Photo...