Friday, July 31, 2015

William Archer Price

 Tennis courts at Te Awamutu, ca 1910s
 Two women sightseers standing on a broadwalk on top of the diversion weir at the site of the power station at Okere Falls on the Kaituna River, ca. 1908
 View of adults and children on the beach and swimming at Shelly Beach, ca. 1914
 View of Auckland Ferry Building taken at night 
to show the Peace celebration illuminations, 1918
View of Home Bay, Motutapu Island, taken from the northern end of the beach on the occasion of the Premier's Picnic (Sir Joseph Ward's visit to the island), ca. 1910
Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Louis John Daroux

 Boat on lake, probably South Island, early 1900s
 Deer hunting group, early 1900s
 Donkeys, Days Bay, early 1900s
 Hughson's coach on New Plymouth-Opunake road, ca. 1900s
 Pelorus river, showing bridge damaged in flood, ca. 1900s
Ruth & Alice Jackson outside their home, ca 1890
Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

William Henry Jackson

Citadel Walls, Canon of the Grand, Utah, ca. 1900
City of Erie, ca. 1900
Echo Cliffs, Grand River Canon, Colorado, ca. 1900
Horseshoe Fall, Niagara, ca. 1901
Mission San Juan Capistrano, California, ca. 1899

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Detroit Publishing

 Bath house, Bois Blanc Island, Michigan, ca. 1903
 Bulldog on the beach, 1900-10
 Chester Park, the tickler, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1900-15
["not as rough as last season" :)]
 Children's playground, Bois Blanc Park, 1900-06
Clock golf at the Royal Palm Hotel, Miami, Florida, ca. 1905

Monday, July 27, 2015

George Leslie Adkin

The New Zealanders keep coming. Mr. Adkin was apparently quite the Renaissance man: he was a farmer, geologist, archaeologist, ethnologist, photographer, tramper and environmentalist. As an amateur scholar he made a significant contribution to the study of natural sciences in New Zealand.

 A girl, wearing a smocked dress and a bonnet, standing next to a baby in a pram
 Armistice Day parade in Levin, 13 November 1918
 Crowd at a swimming carnival on the beach, 
Island Bay, Wellington, 9 March 1918
 Girls on the wreck of the Hydrabad, Waitarere Beach, 1905
 Taueki family fishing for eels on Lake Horowhenua aboard the 
Hamaria canoe, the last war canoe on the lake, 6 June 1926
Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Thomas Pringle

 Elderly Maori woman smoking a pipe, ca. 1905
 Full length portrait of guide Maggie Tawhai, wearing a 
korowai (tag cloak) and carrying a mere, 1905
 Maori woman preparing food, 1905
 Maori woman weaving taniko, 1900-1910
Unidentified Maori woman and child, ca. 1905
Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Edgar Richard Williams

Men and women strolling along Main Road, Akaroa, 1909
People outside the Wilson house in Whakaki, September 1889
People strolling in Akaroa, 1909
Poraiti camp, Easter, 1888
William and Lydia Williams in a canoe on Tutaekuri River, Hawke's Bay, ca. 1890
Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

Friday, July 24, 2015

Leo White

 Crowd at the Diamond Harbour wharf, Lyttelton Harbour, 1938
 Five Vickers Vincent biplanes flying over the clouds, 
Royal New Zealand Air Force, ca. 1940
 Flying boat, Centaurus, taxiing in Wellington Harbour, January 1938
 Four unidentified men on boat Ozone, which has a swordfish tied 
to the back, Bay of Islands, Far North District, Northland Region, 1930
Maori children playing in the river, Waikato, 1938
Whites Aviation Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Northwood Brothers

Group in sand dunes at Ninety Mile Beach, Northland, 1930s
Group of Maori children at a wedding, Pamapuria, Kaitaia, Northland, ca. 1912
Lord Jellicoe picnicking at 90 Mile Beach, january 1924
[Lord Jellicoe is almost certainly this guy]
Maori children, Northland, ca. 1910s
Maori group digging for toheroa on a beach, Northland, ca. 1920s
Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

G. G. Bain

 African American Civil War veterans wearing G.A.R. caps and 
uniforms and young women marching in procession, May 30, 1912
[G.A.R. = Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of 
Union Army veterans who fought in the Civil War] 
 At tennis tournament, Morristown - Misses Hamilton, Crag, Stephens, 
Hamilton, [Gertrude] Della Torre, Hamilton and Smith, 1910-15
 Bina Flynn, policeman, and others, ca. 1910
[Bina (Sabina) Flynn was the sister of noted activist Elizabeth Gurley Flynn]
 Boy Scouts at the Gettysburg Reunion (the Great Reunion) of July 1913, 
which commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg
Child consumptives seated in a circle aboard "Susquehanna", 
ferryboat used as a tuberculosis camp, 1909