Easter & Wallis
The City Photographic Rooms, Colombo Street, Christchurch
The 1841 census shows a Theop. Easter aged 17 years living with his parents, John (born c. 1796) and Mary Easter (born c. 1797) in Church Church, Surrey. Both father and son are shown as engineers. It is not know if this is the same person who later became a photographer in New Zealand.
In September 1870 they advertised for tenders for a veranda for their studio in Colombo Street - The Star 23 September 1870, page 3
Following a fire that destroyed two-thirds of Lyttelton, Easter & Wallis was shown as donating 2 pounds - The Star 1 November 1870, page 4