Monday, May 4, 2015

Northwood Brothers

They were a family of photographers in New Zealand. The father, Richard Arthur Northwood, was a pharmacist who encouraged his sons to take up photography. Three of them did: Arthur James, Richard Alfred, and Hubert Charles.

 A fisherman stands in the shallows holding his large catch 
on his back. A dog, probably his, stands close. ca. 1915
  
 Automobiles carrying the "Winterless north" tour 
in Commerce Street, Kaitaia. 21 January 1917
  
 Boating party, Northland, ca. 1910s
   
 Broadwood Saddle road, Hokianga County, ca. 1930s
   
Commerce Street, Kaitaia, showing horse-drawn carts, early 1900s

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Frederick Nelson Jones

 Group alongside a Newman's service car, Murchison, ca. 1929
  
 Group at a diving pool, ca. 1910
  
 Spring-board jumping, ca. 1910s
  
 Two rows of Newman's buses and service cars filled with passengers, Murchison, 1927
  
Typesetting workshop with linotype machines, 1926

Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

Saturday, May 2, 2015

William Hall Raine

Mr. Raine was from - where else? - New Zealand.

 "Popular Girl" contestants in evening wear, 
Blue Triangle Hall, Boulcott Street, Wellington, 1932
  
 Beauty pageant contestants and crowd, Marine Parade, Napier, probably late 1930s
  
 Dance, possibly at Wellington Town Hall, 1930s
  
 Group picnicking at Titahi Bay beach, ca 1930s
  
Members of Ngati Poneke preparing for their first concert as a club, ca. 1937
[about Ngati Poneke] [about this club] [video of the modern club performing]

Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand 

Friday, May 1, 2015

Cornell University

 Frosh Prom, February 11, 1924
  
 Freshman-Sophomore "Mud-Rush" Parade
  
 Mud Rush crowd
  
 Mud Rush on the Ag Quad, 1922
  
Mud Rush

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Henry Norford Whitehead

Mr. Whitehead was another New Zealand photographer. 

 A farmer using a plough machine attached to a team of 
work horses in the field, Elsthorpe, Hawkes Bay, 1920s-30s
  
 Apple orchard with apples on the ground, Hawke's Bay District, 1920s-30s
 
 Buick convertible with woman and Pomeranian dog 
parked by farmland, Hawke's Bay District, 1920s-30s
  
 E Williams and family sitting in front of an open tent, Hawkes Bay, 1920s-30s
  
Hastings High School students exercising on school fields, 
with staff supervising, Hawkes Bay District, ca. 1933

Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand