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Name/title Maker Production date Description
Surf boats landing cargo, Oamaru Harbour
Circa 1869
"Surfboat Landing Stage about 1869". Sailing ships. Steam ships.
Surfboat landing
1874
Surf Boat Landing Stage Oamaru about 1874. Railway. Boats. Immigration barracks.
Breakwater Construction
1874
Building the breakwater, 1874. Preparation - mainly land reclamation at the shore end - began in 1871. First block laid 10 September 1872. Large crane (built by Kincaid and McQueen) arrived 3 August 1873. Railway line to the breakwater completed 1873. By 1874 length of breakwater completed to 300 feet. Labelled Forrester Estate
Dredge, Progress
1883
1916
1931
Crew of the dredge Progress. Dredge arrived in Oamaru 29 May 1883. Sold in 1916 for use as a cargo ship. Sank near Wellington, 1931.
Oamaru Harbour
Circa 1906
Breakwater. Cross wharf. Normanby wharf. Sumpter wharf. Mole. Progress (dredge). About 1906.
Oamaru Harbour and Breakwater
1885
"Dunedin", near the north mole, at 1250 tons was the largest vessel to visit Oamaru at that time. View over ships in the harbour toward Oamaru. MacAndrew Wharf and breakwater at right, Sumpter, Normanby and Cross wharves from left. North mole in the background. Dredge "Progress".
Launch of boat Leader at Cross Wharf
1934
Boat Leader at Cross wharf, 1934 (?).
Friendly Bay, Oamaru
1922
Part of panorama. Kiosk. Holmes wharf.
Friendly Bay, Oamaru
1922
Part of panorama. Holmes wharf. People Swimming
Friendly Bay, Oamaru
1922
Part of panorama. Holmes wharf. Breakwater. Pleasure craft. People Swimming
Friendly Bay, Oamaru
1922
Part of panorama. Sumpter wharf. Breakwater. Cape Wanbrow. Pleasure craft.
Thames Street facing south
Circa 1876
View from Wear Street corner. Includes Booth and Co., general store, D Murray, bootmaker, J Familton, grocer. A right-of-way leads to Christopher Galbraith's office and timber yard; three-storied building is London House, built 1874 for R Gabites, draper. The next building is the Imperial Hotel. Blocks of Oamaru stone on street being used for construction of Waitaki House for J H Milligan, draper, whose premises opened in 1876.
Thames Street looking south
Circa 1878
Includes Waitaki House (1876), built for J H Milligan. Southern half of building (1877) constructed for Shrimski and Moss. Stemson and Leigh, nurserymen can be seen on north side of the Swan Hotel, S Gibbs, proprietor. very stony street
Thames Street, Thomson and McLaren's furniture warehouse next to R L Rule tobacconist
Circa 1875
Shows Thomson and McLaren's furniture warehouse next to R L Rule tobacconist and stationer. This building first occupied by H J Burton, stationer in 1875, who had portrait rooms at the rear of the premises. When Rule succeeded Burton in 1878, F Smith operated the the studio at the rear and continued under the name of The Oamaru Portrait Gallery. A direction sign is shown in the photograph fastened to the wall of Waitaki House. New shops were built for J S Dalzel in 1887 and were occupied by tenants. Brown's Tea Rooms once occupied this position which is now the location of State Insurance.
Polytechnic, Thames Street
Circa 1918
William Skinner's shop, Polytechnic, Queen's Hotel, horse and cart, trees.
Queens Hotel, Thames Street
Circa 1900
Queen's Hotel. Opened 1881. Architects Forrester and Lemon.
Queen's Hotel interior
Circa 1914
Queen's Hotel interior.
Mr William and Mrs Celia Jones, managers of Queen's Hotel with family and staff
Mahan Studios
Circa 1912
Queen's Hotel interior
1914
Queen's Hotel interior about 1914.
Queen's Hotel interior
Circa 1914
Queen's Hotel interior.
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