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Date
[1920-1988]
Ref
Series-6604
Description

Photographs taken by Leo White and Whites Aviation Ltd, circa 1920-1988. This series comprises the bulk of the collection and covers the following areas:

Extensive general coverage of New Zealand from air and ground

Extensive coverage of Auckland region

Antarctica

Pacific: Rarotonga, Aitutaki, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands (including WW2), Bougainville, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Kermadec Islands, Norfolk Island. Mostly RNZAF 1940s, and airline publicity 1940s-1950s

Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand (airline publicity 1940s-1950s, possibly taken for Qantas)

Aviation history & portraits. Pioneers, NZPAF & RNZAF, airlines, personalities

Transport: scows, Pamir in Auckland 1948, shipping, railways

Sport: fishing, rugby, cricket, motor sport

Factories and industrial activities

Farms and rural activities

Title supplied by Library.

Quantity: 76024 b&w original negative(s). 16 b&w original photographic print(s).

Processing information: This artificial series was created in 2020 in order to differentiate the contents from the other series.

Access restrictions
Partly restricted material
Part of
Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs
Format
76024 b&w original negative(s), 16 b&w original photographic print(s), Negatives, Gelatin silver prints
There are 19,934 items in total.
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There are 19,934 items in this group.
Date: 5 February 1966 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: PAColl-D-1286 Description: Yachts of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron at Te Kouma, Coromandel, after a race. Print with hand-applied colouring made from negative taken 5 February ...
Transporting sheep in truck, Ruatoria, Gisborne District
Date: Mar 1953 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-32827-F Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative, 1/2 plate
Two unidentified whalers, both who wear hats and one of whom who is smoking, Bay of Islands, Far North District, Northland Region
Date: 1927 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-25236-G Description: Photograph taken by Leo White Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Glass negative, 3.25 x 4.25 inches
Charlie Jackson at the wheel of the whaling boat, Hananui II
Date: Jul 1927 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-09981-G Description: Photograph taken by Leo White. Labelled 'Whaling, North Auckland' Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Glass negative, 3.25 x 4.25 i...
Speedboats at Black Rock, Tamaki, Auckland
Date: 7 Feb 1960 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-52442 Description: Aerial photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Photographic negative
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Date: May 1956, May 1959 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: PA12-7574 Description: Transparencies of Milford Sound including Mitre Peak and Milford Hotel, and view of Sutherland Falls, taken May 1956 and May 1959 by Whites Aviation Quantit...
Date: May 1956 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: PAColl-D-1233 Description: Launches at Milford Sound. Print with hand-applied colouring made from negative taken May 1956 by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 colour original photographic ...
Date: May 1956 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: PAColl-D-1262 Description: Launches at Milford Sound. Print with hand-applied colouring made from negative taken May 1956 by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 colour original photographic ...
Date: May 1956 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: PAColl-D-1368 Description: Launches at Milford Sound. Print with hand-applied colouring made from negative taken May 1956 by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 colour original photographic...
Wanganella trip to Milford Sound
Date: 1932 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-10225-F Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative, ¼ plate