In marble and stone

Statues, gargoyles and carved corbels around Christchurch.

In marble and stone

Statues, gargoyles and carved corbels around Christchurch.

In marble and stone

Statues, gargoyles and carved corbels around Christchurch.

In marble and stone

Statues, gargoyles and carved corbels around Christchurch.

In marble and stone

Statues, gargoyles and carved corbels around Christchurch.

In marble and stone

Statues, gargoyles and carved corbels around Christchurch.

In marble and stone

Statues, gargoyles and carved corbels around Christchurch.

In marble and stone

Statues, gargoyles and carved corbels around Christchurch.

In marble and stone

Statues, gargoyles and carved corbels around Christchurch.

Bridge of Remembrance lion statue

27 March 1976

View of lion statue at the Bridge of Remembrance on the corners of Cashel Street, Oxford and Cambridge Terraces.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - South

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-03166A

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

Copyright Christchurch Star.

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Chamber of Commerce statue

27 March 1976

Statue on the side of the door at the chamber of commerce, Worcester Street and Oxford Terrace.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square North

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-03167A

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

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Corbel of W. Brassington

29 March 1969

Corbel on the Chamber of Commerce building depicting W. Brassington, the stonemason who crafted the stonework on the building.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square North

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-03178A

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

Copyright Christchurch Star.

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Removal of beer can, Queen Victoria Statue, Victoria Square

16 June 1986

A volunteer from Alf's Imperial Army scaling the statue of Queen Victoria in Victoria square to remove a beer can following a re-enactment battle between Alf's Army and the Ferrymead Historical Fire Society.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-00002A

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

Copyright Christchurch Star.

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Cleaning Queen Victoria statue

25 February 1989

Malcolm Ngatai, a technician of Waterblast Techniques cleaning the Queen Victoria statue in Victoria Square during her temporary removal during renovations to Victoria Square. In the background is the Captain James Cook statue.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-03157A

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

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Captain Cook statue

11 October 1978

Statue of Captain James Cook in Victoria Square.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-03170A

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

Copyright Christchurch Star.

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Statue of John Robert Godley

20 November 1971

Statue of John Robert Godley in Cathedral Square.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-03160A

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

Copyright Christchurch Star.

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Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue

7 March 2008

Exterior view of the entrance to Canterbury Museum. The Rolleston Statue of William Rolleston is visible in the foreground. The entrance to the Botanic Gardens is in the background.

Creator: Milly Hopkins

Area: West / Hagley Park

Reference ID: CCL-MiHo-2008-0134

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 International License Creative Commons License

This material has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. Please contact Christchurch City Libraries if you have any questions relating to the use of this material or wish to order a hi resolution copy for commercial purposes. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Statue of William Sefton Moorhouse

27 March 1976

Statue of William Sefton Moorhouse in the Botanic Gardens.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: West / Hagley Park

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-03159A

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

Copyright Christchurch Star.

Reuse license: Contact me

Permission for commercial reuse must be sought from the Christchurch Star.

This material has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. Please contact Christchurch City Libraries if you have any questions relating to the use of this material or wish to order a hi resolution copy for commercial purposes. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

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