New Zealand and other Countries

  "C. Steele 91" by C. H. Manning, Christchurch

Three nurses by William Ferrier, Timaru

by Marshall, Dannevirke

by Claude Ring, Christchurch

"This is not a very good one, but hope you will like it.
F. A. Newbury"
photographer unknown

not identified
not identified

Bateman & Son, Portrait Specialists, Weymouth

not identified

R.A.P. Galleries, Royal Arcade, Weymouth

Puzzle "Find me"
This was taken the day after Xmas, it is suppose to be very good. The room is just off the Wards. How are you? Flossie Newbury

unknown nurse photographed by Mannering and Donaldson, Christchurch

Bush Life

Bush Life

 Axemen's Camp

 The Birth of a Bush Settlement - At the Saw Mill
postcard by Harding and Billings

 The Changing Stables, Buller Gorge, NZ
Gold Medal Series, Fergusson Limited, no. 954

Mahinapua Creek, West Coast, N.Z.
Muir and Moodie

 Bullocks at Work, Matatoke Viaduct, NZ
F.T. Series No. 2231A
photo by Alfred George Tibbutt
reverse message dated 1 June 1908

Ruapehu from top Makatote Rd, NZ
F.T. Series No 2234A

Bush Camp, N.Z.
F.T. Glossine Series no. 2588A
"Dear Dorothy, this is picture of bush life in New Zealand some of the scenery is very pretty and the ferns grow like palm trees as you can see by the card, with lots of kisses from Papa"

Camp Life New Zealand Bush no. 11
W Beattie & Co. Fine Art Publishers, Auckland, N.Z.
The "Moa" Series
"Dear Dorothy, Papa sends love and hopes you are allright (sic), these cards are pretty and shew the New Zealand Bush, I will get some views of Auckland soon and send with lots of kisses from Papa"

Hamurana Spring, Rotorua, N.Z.
 F.T. Glossine Series no. 2494A

Country Life

May and Co.

May and Co
Walter Thomas Henry May, born circa 1863 Littleton, Wiltshire, England, son of Anne and Thomas S. May, married Elizabeth Maria Foot, England [Free BDM Marriages Sep 1883 Barton R.6a 292]

1871 census - aged 8 scholar at 16 Temple Street, Bristol father watch and clock manufacturer.
1881 census - aged 18 Artist (illegible word "in"?) Photographe-, 45 Barrow Lane, Bristol.
1890 - Christchurch Electoral Roll - Walter Thomas Henry May, 48 Peterborough Street, Christchurch, New Zealand Photographer. no. 3793

1885/10491 Violet Rose Annie May born Whanganui, New Zealand
1890/11604 Ernest Charles Henry May born Christchurch, New Zealand
Star, Issue 4864, 1 December 1883, Page 2a

Star, Issue 4967, 3 April 1884, Page 2

above cdv courtesy of The Laurence Eagle Collection
above cdv courtesy of The Laurence Eagle Collection