Digital Photograph: Temporary Lyttelton Coffee Company Stall, London Street, Lyttelton

Maker
Michael Davies
Production date
09 Mar 2011
Description
One landscape colour digital photograph taken on 9 March 2011 showing the temporary stall established by the Lyttelton Coffee Company London Street. The coffee machine is located in the porch of the Lyttelton Library with a gazebo and seating located on the footpath.
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Researcher comments/remarks
One of the characteristics which has been evident in the response to the earthquakes in Lyttelton has been the way in which members of the community have gathered in improvised spaces. The deep porch of the Lyttelton Library was used as a temporary location for the Lyttelton Coffee Company while the outdoor furniture was gathered to enable people to meet in the sun. This location was the site for the creation of the blanket hearts, which were hand stitched to decorate the safety fencing erected around damaged buildings. Gathering places such as this became spaces where flyers were put up to spread information.
Associated place notes
London Street
Associated event notes
Response to Events
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Other id
DSC03718
Accession number
2013.17.41

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