Powles family :Photographs

Date
[1860s-1980s]
By
Powles family; Powles, Michael John, 1939-
Ref
PA-Group-00627
Description

Sir Guy's activities as Commissioner in Samoa, High Commissioner to India and other diplomatic positions, and as Ombudsman. Also material relating to Sir Guy's father who saw service in the South African War and World War I and some material relating to his grandfather. The most signifigant part of the archive belonging to Guy Powles' father consists of 520 negatives, 432 of which are a personal record of the British Military campaign in Palestine against the Turks during 1917-1918. Prints from many of these negatives are contained in two albums which begin in Alexandria and end in Jaffa. Powles Senior was also Camp Commandant at Waiouru during World War II.

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Quantity: 1492 b&w original photographic print(s). 54 colour original photographic print(s). 4 b&w photo-mechanical print(s). 677 b&w original negative(s). 20 album(s). 2182 colour original transparency/ies. 17 colour original negative(s).

Physical Description: Photograph albums, photographic prints, negatives, transparencies

Finding Aids: List of slides that are at PA12-1268 and PA12-1269 is in Photographic Archive back file 'Powles family'.

Transfers: From Manuscripts & Archives - MS-Group-0480 : Powles family : Papers. See also Drawings, Paintings & Prints Collection, and Oral History Collection. - To Ephemera Collection - One photograph envelope from H.E. Perry Limited, Christchurch.

Access restrictions
Restricted - Content cannot be accessed without permission - Access to the photographs that show Sir Guy Powles and his immediate family require the written permission of the donors, or in the event of their unavailability, access requires the written permission of the Chief Librarian. The restriction does not apply to the photographs that show Sir Guy Powles' father, Charles Guy Powles, or grandfather, Charles Plummer Powles.
Format
1492 b&w original photographic print(s), 54 colour original photographic print(s), 4 b&w photo-mechanical print(s), 677 b&w original negative(s), 20 album(s), 2182 colour original transparency/ies, 17 colour original negative(s), Photographs, Photograph albums, photographic prints, negatives, transparencies
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First ladies
Date: 1951 From: Powles family :Photographs Ref: PA1-o-824-19 Description: "First ladies", Samoa, 1951. Photographer unidentified. Source of descriptive information - Title from inscription. Date from information at PA1-o-824. Ins...
Photograph of mounted New Zealand Soldiers
Date: [1916-1918] From: Powles family :Photographs Ref: PAColl-5268-2-3-001 Description: Probably a photograph of the ANZAC Mounted Division, or the New Zealand Mounted Rifle Brigade. The place is either in Egypt or Palestine. Photographed by a...
View looking across no-mans-land in front of Gaza
Date: 1917 From: Powles family :Photographs By: Powles, Charles Guy, 1872-1951 Ref: PA1-q-605-33-4 Description: View looking across no-man's-land in front of Gaza. Photographed by Charles Guy Powles in 1917 Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical De...
Troops and horses of the Canterbury Mounted Rifles being bombed during the second Battle of Gaza
Date: 19 April 1917 From: Powles family :Photographs Ref: PA1-q-605-23-2 Description: Troops and horses of the Canterbury Mounted Rifles being bombed during the second battle of Caza. Photographed by an unknown photographer on the 19th of Apr...
A sports meeting at Wadi Hanein
Date: November 1917 From: Powles family :Photographs Ref: PA1-q-605-29-5 Description: An army sports meeting held at Wadi Hanein, Palestine. Photographed by an unknown photographer in November 1917. Inscriptions: Album page - beneath image -...
All Saints Anglican church, Prebbleton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Date: ca1873 From: Powles family :Photographs Ref: PA1-o-809-50-1 Description: Exterior view of All Saints Anglican Church, Pebbleton, Canterbury, New Zealand Inscriptions: Album page - beneath image - Prebbleton Church This was the s...
Ref: PA6-608
Eileen Powles and friend on the beach, Samoa
Date: [ca 1956] From: Powles family :Photographs Ref: PA1-o-821-23 Description: Eileen Powles and a friend on the beach, Samoa. Photographed by an unknown photographer in about 1956. Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Phy...
Date: [ca 1948-1960] Ref: PA1-o-1662 Description: Includes photographs of Samoan dancers, Samoans in traditional costume, Samoan dignitaries in formal dress, and a photograph of United Nations dignitaries. A...
The beach where the soldiers bathed, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date: 1915 From: Powles family :Photographs Ref: PA1-o-811-19-3 Description: View of the beach where the soldiers bathed, Gallipoli, Turkey. Photographed by an unknown photographer in 1915 Inscriptions: Album page - beneath image - ...