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Name/title Maker Production date Description
Microscope Set Microscope Set
1880s
Brass binocular microscope with wooden case. This microscope was used by museum curator Thomas Forrester to view diatoms.

Pieces as follows:
A - Rectangular wooden box (with no lid) that has a handle on one of the long side. The interior has compartments for the various pieces of the microscope.
B - Base of the microscope. Brass. Two main supporting legs joined by a rectangular flat section with a lens in the centre. Joined to the front of the rectangular section is a circular tube with a rectangular base on top of it. On either side is a large knob which together raise and lower the screw for attaching the eyepiece. There is a fastening knob on it. Attached to the bottom of the circular tube is a mirror on a swivel.
C - Eyepieces consisting of two circular tubes which meet at the bottom and are joined to a base which slots onto B. Also on the base is a lens.
D - Piece of tube consisting of two sections, one slightly larger than the other.
E - Lens consisting of two sections, one slightly larger than the other.
F - Same as E.
G - Canister for a lens "1/12 INCH".
H - Lid for canister G "HOMOGENEOUS IMMERSION 1/12 INCH WATSON & SONS 313 HIGH HOLBORN LONDON".
I - Lens "1/12 IN. HOMOG: IMMN" and "1.25 N.A.".
J - Canister for lens.
K - Lid for canister J. "2 Inch".
L - Lens.
Woman's portrait, unidentified Woman's portrait, unidentified
Mahan, R
Circa 1895?
Studio portrait of an unidentified woman.
Obstacle race, Waitaki Boys' High School Obstacle race, Waitaki Boys' High School
1909
Boys piggy-back racing to a tarp on the ground they must crawl under, Oamaru Showgrounds.
Obstacle race, Waitaki Boys' High School Obstacle race, Waitaki Boys' High School
1909
Four boys jumping hurdles. Oamaru Showgrounds grandstand and spectators in the background.
Cain, William Cain, William
Burton, H J (b.1875, d.1877)
Circa 1870s
Portrait of William Cain. Typed note attached to photo reads: "William Cain, born in the Isle of Man, operated the ferry across the Waitaki River on the site of the Aviemore Dam, in partnership with Mr Christian Hille until 1878, when a high flood washed the ferry away, and it was later found on the beach opposite the Oamaru Gasworks. He then purchased what is now Roseneath, and called it Peveril Terrace. He was buried in the Kurow Cemetery."
Man, unidentified Man, unidentified
[Circa 1920]
Unidentified young man standing in a yard, with strings [?] hanging from a rope around his waist.
1500 Sheep (Two Tooths), Bushey 1500 Sheep (Two Tooths), Bushey
Circa 1900
Black and white photograph of sheep being rounded up in a paddock with an unidentified man and a horse looking on.
Good Luck sign, Waitaki Boys' High School Good Luck sign, Waitaki Boys' High School
1909
A Good Luck sign decorated with flags over Waitaki Avenue. View from the railway crossing along the avenue toward Thames Highway.
Waitaki Boys' High School boarders Waitaki Boys' High School boarders
1910
Large group of boys on the lawn in front of the main school buildings.
Waitaki Boys 'High School Agricultural class Waitaki Boys 'High School Agricultural class
W J Clarke
1910
Large group of boys standing with shovels, a horse and cart, wooden wheelbarrow. Pile of mangolds [?] at right.
Manchester, Pringle and Garland. Waitaki Boys' High School Manchester, Pringle and Garland. Waitaki Boys' High School
1916
Manchester and Pringle at Waitaki Boys' High School. Ralph Garland at right not shown due to photo damage.
Daisy Herd, Teacher, Kokoamo School Daisy Herd, Teacher, Kokoamo School
12 Dec 1919
Daisy Herd, Teacher, Kokoamo School c.1920. Daisy Herd is wearing a dress decorated with playing cards and dice, pictures of horses, drinking vessels and men, and has a hat shaped like a dice. Another picture of Daisy in this outfit is captioned "Cause of Many Troubles".
Palmerston District High School Science Room Palmerston District High School Science Room
Dec 1919
Palmerston District High School Science Room
Hampden School Hampden School
Clarke, W J
The Dainty Studio (estab. 1907, closed 1937)
1930s?
Hampden School reunion group photo, students from the second decade, 1887 - 1905. Reference photo only, no high resolution image.
Merton World War One memorial unveiling Merton World War One memorial unveiling
28 Sep 1920
Close up photograph of the names on the memorial.
Popotunoa School Peace Celebrations Popotunoa School Peace Celebrations
22 Jul 1919
Unidentified women at the Popotunoa School peace celebrations.
Popotunoa School Peace Celebrations Popotunoa School Peace Celebrations
22 Jul 1919
Unidentified women at the Popotunoa School peace celebrations.
Man in a garden Man in a garden
1920
Unidentified man standing in a garden, hills in the background.
Man, unidentified Man, unidentified
Circa 1920
Man with a cigarette in his mouth, opening a wooden gate.
Man with horse Man with horse
1919
Unidentified man standing with a horse, building in the background.
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