Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives

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Date
1899-1946
By
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949
Ref
PA-Group-00048
Description

Photographs taken ca 1899-1946 by Albert Percy Godber (1875-1949), railway employee and amateur photographer. The collection comprises photographs of railways, timber industry, Maori art, and general views throughout New Zealand. It features a considerable number of views of Petone, where the Godber family lived for many years, and of the railway workshops at Petone and Hillside.

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Arrangement: Prints housed at PAColl-3039-1, PAColl-0912, PAColl-4380, PA7-14-09. Other prints dispersed in sequences. Negatives housed at APG-0001 to 2115, 1/4-002920 to 002921, 1/4-002739 to 002740, 008767 to 008771, 008777, 008780 to 008781, 009010, 009012, 009028, 009254 to 009256, 015153 to 015154, 015317 to 015326, 015446, 015449 to 015452, 015305 to 015313, 015317 to 015326, 018619, 018620, 021690, 038846 to 039809, 050273 to 050338, 050344 to 051277, 051762 to 052187, 057748 to 057745, 057757 to 057795, 091523 to 091535, 105708 to 105744, 105746 to 105748, 106038, 106040; 1/2-003136, 003137, 003171, 003264, 003279, 003302, 003707, 003758, 0003792, 003869, 003872, 003873, 03988 to 004012, 004139, 008032 sequence, 011868 to 011905, 021518, 104701 to 104746. Lantern slides housed at PA11-028 to PA11-030.

Photographs taken and collected by Albert Percy Godber.

Quantity: 13 album(s) Album(s). 2060 b&w original negative(s) approx..

Finding Aids: Negative listing with correspondence file TL6/1/15, negative registers held by Photographic Archive..

Transfers: From Manuscripts & Archives - MS-Papers-0078.

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13 album(s) Album(s), 2060 b&w original negative(s) approx., Photographs
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Taupo Totara Timber Company trains hauled by Heisler steam locomotives crossing at Kopakorahi
Date: February 1923 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-2043-1/2-G Description: Two Heisler trains owned by the Taupo Totara Timber Company crossing at Kopakorahi. Photographed by Albert Percy Godber in February 1923. Inscriptions: Albu...
Fell engine and train exiting Siberia Tunnel on the Rimutaka Incline
Date: [ca 1910] From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-0153-1/2-G Description: Fell engine and train exiting Siberia Tunnel on the Rimutaka Incline. High fences as windbreaks are on both sides of the railway line, with a young boy (poss...
Bush tramway showing wooden rails, at Akatarawa, Price's Bush, circa 1903
Date: 1903 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-1359-1/2-F Description: Bush tramway line through Price's Bush in the Akatarawa Valley, showing the wooden rails. An unidentified man is sitting on the rails, on a bend in the line...
Wairua Falls.
Date: 1911 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-0720-1/2-G Description: The Wairua Falls. Taken by Albert Percy Godber in 1911. Original print in Godber Album Vol 110, p 129 (Pa1-q-103) Dated from other images in the Godber Al...
View of countryside and a group of houses at Silverstream
Date: Circa 1920 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-0791-1/2-G Description: View of countryside at Silverstream with a group of houses in centre and centre right. A road runs across the picture. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godb...
Star Boating Club whaleboat
Date: [189-?] From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: PA1-o-199-14-1 Description: Star Boating Club whaleboat on Wellington Harbour, photographed on 19 August 1888 by Frederick James Halse of Wellington. Another print of the same image is...
Hans Peter Knutzen sitting on the verandah of his home, Piha
Date: [ca 1915-1916] From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-0349-1/2-G Description: Hans Peter Knutzen sitting on the verandah of his home in Piha. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber, circa 1915-1916. Original print in Godber Album PA1...
View of Petone from the Wainuiomata hill
Date: Ca 1910 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: PA1-q-103-079-01 Description: View looking west from the Wainuiomata hill, showing Hutt Park race track in the foreground, the Hutt River, and Petone in the background, taken ca 1910 by ...
Date: Between 1910 and 1914 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives By: Ponting, Herbert George, 1870-1935 Ref: 1/4-039069-G Description: View of Mount Erebus, Antarctica, in eruption. In the foreground a man with an ice-pick is traversing an area of deep furrows in the ice, with a stretch of ...
Heisler locomotive number 8, of the Taupo Totara Timber Company
Date: February 1923 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-1264-1/2-G Description: Heisler locomotive number 8, of the Taupo Totara Timber Company, bringing sawn timber from Mokai to Putaruru. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber in Fe...