The Press (Newspaper) :Negatives

Date
[1880s-1920s]
By
Press (Christchurch, N.Z.)
Ref
PA-Group-00103
Description

Photographs of Christchurch, shipping, portraits, and general New Zealand views. Collection includes some photographs of Scott's Antarctic expedition and the Macquarie Islands. Photographs made 1880s-1920s by photographers employed or contracted by The Press.

Quantity: 1723 b&w original negative(s).

Physical Description: ¼, 1/1 and 1/2 plate glass negatives

Transfers: On 21 August 1953, several hundred photographs from this collection showing prize horses, sheep and cattle, as well as general views of agricultural and pastoral shows, were transferred to the Department of Agriculture..

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Format
1723 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Dry plate negatives, ¼, 1/1 and 1/2 plate glass negatives
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Novelty Races - Athletics
From: The Press (Newspaper) :Negatives Ref: 1/2-040837-G Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Cook Hospital, Gisborne
Date: [ca 1900] Ref: 1/1-008373-G Description: Cook Hospital, Gisborne, photographed circa 1900 by an unidentified staff photographer for The Press newspaper. Source of descriptive information - Notes on...
Westland Jubilee parade, Revell Street, Hokitika
Date: 1914 Ref: 1/2-041245-G Description: Westland Jubilee parade, Revell Street, Hokitika, 1914, probably January. Brass band in middle ground. Photograph taken by an unidentified staff photographer...
Traction engines with trailer loads of power poles at Sockburn Station
Date: [ca 1910] Ref: 1/1-008192-G Description: Traction engines pulling trailer loads of power poles at Sockburn Station, circa 1910. Photographer unidentified. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
William Ferguson Massey opening the Mangahao hydro-electric power station
Date: 1925 Ref: 1/1-008607-G Description: Official opening of the Mangahao hydro-electric power station by the Prime Minister, William Ferguson Massey in 1925. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Scene with mounted troops, during World War I
Date: [between 1914-1918] Ref: 1/2-040854-G Description: Scene with mounted troops, during World War I, probably Canterbury region. Photograph taken for The Press newspaper, by an unidentified photographer. Source...
W C Kensington
Ref: 1/2-040827-F Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
N C King
From: The Press (Newspaper) :Negatives Ref: 1/2-040822-G Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Carnegie Library and Town Hall, Greymouth
Date: [ca 1904] Ref: 1/2-041278-G Description: Carnegie Library and Town Hall, Greymouth, taken circa 1904, by an unidentified photographer. In the distance, on the left, is the Duke of Edinburgh Hotel. ...
Christchurch tram, `Hills Car'
Date: [ca 1907] Ref: 1/1-007693-G Description: The Christchurch tram `Hills Car' (No 24), built by Boons of Christchurch. Taken by an unidentified photographer, circa 1907. Note on back of file print 1/1...