Christchurch Fancy Bazaar


 Christchurch Fancy Bazaar
Colombo St, Christchurch.

William John Grand

James Elsbee and Daniel Mundy's negatives were acquired by William John Grand.

Press, Volume XVII, Issue 2344, 29 October 1870, Page 3

above - these two photographs show Edward Duffull who was born in London in 1850 and died in 1906 at Springston.

above - this photograph shows Sarah Ann Harris the older sister of Edward Duffull. Sarah was born in Croydon, Surrey in 1844 and came to New Zealand with her family on the ship "Egmont" in 1856 when she was aged 12. In 1867 she married Nathaniel Harris; she is pictured here with their first two children Harry and Jessie, twins born in Christchurch in 1868. Sarah died aged 79 in 1923 and is buried in Timaru Cemetery.

above - two photographs of the same unidentified lady.

above - 1873 Walter J. L. Barnett, Leeston
 Walter John Lawry Barnett born 12 June 1867, reg. 1867/23028 son of Gertrude Lawry and John Barnett, died 13 August 1916 Woodend, reg. 1916/9269 aged 49 years, married 1903, reg. 1903/207 Julia Winchester.    

above - Mrs Boyce
perhaps Katherine Macknight Boyce buried Tuesday, 8 April 1879 Barbadoes Street Cemetery, Christchurch plot 1512, aged 81 years.



Unknown Photographer


 A Carte de Visite by an
Unknown Photographer


Christ Church Cathedral


Unknown Photographer


Unknown Photographer

The Rimutaka Summit Station
Freight train with sawn timber and passenger train at entrance to a tunnel.
204mm x 158mm
[purchased September 2020]

Unknown Photogapher


Unknown photographer

unknown militia band, perhaps Christchurch
292mm x 170mm [purchased September 2020]


Cantouris Studios

Cantouris Studios
105 Kitchener Road, Milford, Auckland
Photograph by Cantouris Studios, 105 Kitchener Road, Milford
 reverse inscription " 3rd April 1962. the Day
Left to Right; Punch Craig, Doreen (Dorrie) Duigan, R. W. (Tim) Heal, Eve & Brya de Castro, Winnifred Duigan nee Kaye, Ransford G.K. de Castro and Ron Guilliam