Accession Number
1957.13.128
Brief Description
One square-format black and white photograph of St John's Church, Christchurch Qua[illegible], October 9 1860. The church sits in the centre of the photograph surrounded by long grass, nothing can be seen around the church other than one other building in the distance.
Production Role
Photographer
Production Date
09 Oct 1860
Production Place
Associated Place
Christchurch
Collecting Unit
Measurement Reading
7.3 x 7cm
Measurement Type
Dimensions L x W
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This is the Church of St John the Evangelist, Woolston, now on the corner of St John Street and Ferry Rd. Designed by Benjamin Mountfort and erected in 1857 it was built of cob. It was replaced first by a wooden structure and then reinforced concrete edifice which is still extant The illegible note in the Brief description above is almost certainly Christchurch Quay, the wharves on the Heathcote River nearby

- Lex Calder

Posted on 13-05-2020 01:15:41




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