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Photographs relating to New Zealand collected by Rex Nan Kivell, 1850-1950
Bib ID 7827900
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline [still image, volume]
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Description 1850-1950 
728 photographs : black and white ; 24 x 31 cm, or smaller 

Collection of photographs of views around New Zealand documenting landscape scenery, buildings and daily activities. Views of Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Hokitika, Napier, Oamaru, Nelson, Timaru, Titirangi, Waiwera, and Wellington. Includes wool wagons, mines, hotels, bridges, tree ferns, rivers, waterfalls, cathedrals, museum, horse and carriages, suburbs, schools, homesteads, the Town Hall, government buildings, banks, castle ruins, wharves, lakes, coastlines, mountains and main streets. Wangari Harbour, Arthur’s Pass, Governors Bay, Pigeon Bay, ship wreck of S.S. Gerda, Francis Josef Glacier, Kawarau Falls, Bealey Gorge, general election in Wellington, Castlehill and Cheviot Stations, Sir George Grey’s residence in Kawau, Maori families, portrait of Chief Rewi Manga Maniapoto, Lyttelton docks, Lake Wakatipu, sulphur springs on White Island, Lake Tarawera, Lake Brunner, Pigeon Island and Refuge Island. Mount Tarawera, Mount Rolleston, Mount Ngauruhoe, Mount Cook and Otira Gorge. Charleston, mining structures, gold mining, Westport Company coal mine, Taramakau Road-Rail Bridge, Greymouth and Kumara Tramway. Lake Rotomahana, Pink and White Terraces, construction workers building Waikato Military Road.

Includes images of clay gullies at Stoneyhurst, Canterbury, Taumarunui, people at thermal pools at Waikiti and Lightning Pool. Wairakei, Manupirau bath at Rotoiti, Whakarewarewa. Kauri Forest, timber stacks on railway and bullock train hauling timber. Honourable J. Martins residence at Martinborough and the Governors residence where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed.


Title devised by cataloguer from caption list.

PIC Box PIC/18607 #PIC/18607/1-728 copy Also available online

Source of Acquisition Rex Nan Kivell collection. 
Subjects Maori (New Zealand people) -- Photographs.  |  Mines and mineral resources -- New Zealand -- Photographs.  |  Coasts -- New Zealand -- Photographs.  |  Harbours -- New Zealand -- Photographs.  |  Dwellings -- New Zealand -- Photographs.  |  Public buildings -- New Zealand -- Photographs.  |  Hotels -- New Zealand -- Photographs.  |  Churches -- New Zealand -- Photographs.  |  Bank buildings -- New Zealand -- Photographs.  |  Streets -- New Zealand -- Photographs.  |  Horse-drawn vehicles -- New Zealand -- Photographs.  |  Roads -- Design and construction -- New Zealand -- Waikato Region -- Photographs.  |  Railroads -- New Zealand -- Photographs.  |  Mountains -- New Zealand -- Photographs.  |  Waterfalls -- New Zealand -- Photographs.  |  Rivers -- New Zealand -- Photographs.  |  Waikato Region (N.Z.) -- Photographs.  |  Timaru (N.Z.) -- Photographs.  |  Hokitika (N.Z.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Photographs.  |  Dunedin (N.Z.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Photographs.  |  Napier (N.Z.) -- Photographs.  |  Rotomahana, Lake (N.Z.) -- Photographs.  |  Wellington (N.Z.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Photographs.  |  New Zealand -- Photographs.
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