- [Between 1926? and 1937]
- Ambras, Walter Frederick, 1888?-1970; Clark, Richard E, active 1931-1961; Kennedy, William Alexander, 1865-1950; Speight, Robert, 1867-1949
Photographs taken by John Pascoe and others in the Southern Alps, particularly Canterbury and Westland regions. They include groups of mountaineers; views of mountain ranges, glaciers and valleys; mountain huts and life enjoyed by mountaineers.
Many images show climbers exploring new routes in the Southern Alps, and first ascents of various mountains, including Mount Farrer (by N. Barker & G.D.T Hall, 27.12.1935); exploration of the "Adams ice-world" (from 27th-30th December 1935); Mount Kensington (28.12.1935); Mount Hulka (28.12.1935); Guardian Peak (30.12.1935); Speculation Hill (1.1.1936); exploration of Hot Spring Creek headwaters (2.1.1936); Tent Peak, Arrowsmith Range (Jan. 1931); Cloudy Peak (by B.A. Barrer & F.R. Askin, 28.12.1931); The Marquee (Easter 1932); the first crossing of the Lyall-Lawrence watershed (solo trip by F. Ambrose, 1926?); and the second ascent of Mount Arrowsmith (by Evan Wilson, J. Wilson, & A. Anderson, Jan. 1931).
Several photographs show methods of crossing rivers, particularly in gorges, and in flood situations; and several show the suspension bridge in the Wataroa (Whataroa) Gorge, built by miners in 1906).
McRae's Hut was located in Clyde Valley, Canterbury. Abandoned in 1890. Photographed by J D Pascoe in 1930s, and again in 1961.
Quantity: 1 album(s) Album(s).
Physical Description: Album with black cover; "J.D. Pascoe" lettered in gold in lower right-hand corner; [236 p.]; 26.5 x 32.5 cm
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Alternative form available: Negatives available at 1/2-C-058669 to 1/2-C-58804
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- 1 album(s) Album(s), Gelatin silver prints, Album with black cover; "J.D. Pascoe" lettered in gold in lower right-hand corner; [236 p.]; 26.5 x 32.5 cm
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