Digitised Image

Opening of the electric tramway, Christchurch, 3 May 1905

Reference Number: 1/1-008419-G

At the parade celebrating the opening of the electric tramway in Christchurch, 3 May 1905. Shows a crowd in Cathedral Square, alongside a double decker tram decorated with foliage and a Union Jack. Photograph taken for the Christchurch Press newspaper. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Cathedral Square, Crowds, Events, Opening rites, Trams - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Parades - New Zealand - Canterbury Region and Celebrations.

Part of:
The Press (Newspaper) :Negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00103 (247 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures71. Christchurch. Cathedral Square. ca 1905(PFP-026898)

Usage: You can search, browse, print and download items from this website for research and personal study. You are welcome to reproduce the above image(s) on your blog or another website, but please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), reproduce the image's caption information and link back to here (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=34007). If you would like to use the above image(s) in a different way (e.g. in a print publication), or use the transcription or translation, permission must be obtained. More information about copyright and usage can be found on the Copyright and Usage page of the NLNZ web site.

External Links:
View Full Descriptive Record in TAPUHI
View and/or order a copy of this image from Timeframes
View Archived Image on NDHA

Leave a comment

This function is coming soon.

Latest comments