Ashton, John Hammond, 1917-2010 :Negatives
- [ca 1948-1984]
- Ashton, John Hammond, 1917-2010
Photographs taken by John Ashton for Te Ao Hou, New Zealand Ballet, New Zealand Players, National Art Gallery, and various architectural and portrait commissions, ca 1948-1954, and 1960 onwards.
Includes negative registers and job lists created by Ashton for his photography business.
Source of title - Title supplied by Library.
Arrangement: The collection was chronologically arranged by Ashton by year. This arrangement has been retained by the Library.
American born photographer John Hammond Ashton resided in New Zealand between 1948 and 1954. He permanently moved to New Zealand in 1960 to live and work in Wellington.
Quantity: 18500 b&w original negative(s) approximately 4400 35mm negative strips, 7600 120 negative strips, 6500 4x5 inch negatives. 1 folder(s) containing two photocopied lists and six notebooks.
Physical Description: Film negatives; manilla folder of lists; and small notebooks
Finding Aids: A finding aid for this collection has been created by staff. Library reference numbers assigned to negatives have been annotated on a copy of the job lists created by Ashton for his business. The finding aid is kept in the Photograph Archive working tools library and is available on request..
Processing information: Originally arranged and described in 2002 as 22 PAColl records which represent the photographer's original organisation of negatives by year. The negatives are stored in order of Library reference number assigned to that negative format.
The negatives themselves have not been fully described. Access to the images can be made via the staff finding aid.
The collection reference number changed from PAColl-7208 to PA-Group-00381 in 2009.
- Additional description
Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.
- Access restrictions
- Partly restricted material - No permission is neccessary to access this collection.
- 18500 b&w original negative(s) approximately 4400 35mm negative strips, 7600 120 negative strips, 6500 4x5 inch negatives, 1 folder(s) containing two photocopied lists and six notebooks, Photographs, Portraits, Film negatives; manilla folder of lists; and small notebooks
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