Merry Christmas from the Photography Collection


Xmas [Christmas] celebrations – Bill Gamble and his festive bottle, 25 December 1908. From the album: Photograph album; 1907 – 1909; Adkin, Leslie, 1908, Levin. Leslie Adkin. Gift of Derek Noble, 1997. Te Papa

Publicity photograph for Health stamps, 1931, Wellington. Gordon H. Burt Ltd. Te Papa


Sydney: Sydney to Hobart yacht race, New South Wales. Brian Brake. Gift of Mr Raymond Wai-Man Lau, 2001. Te Papa


Rene’s Christmas tree, Cafe Regan, 1980, France. Bill Culbert. Gift of the artist, 1994. Te Papa


Tivaevae manu, riri Iotepa (Christmas lily) pattern, by Grace Ngaputa, circa 1992, Cook Islands. Joh Daley. Gift of John Daley, 2012. © Te Papa.

4 Responses

  1. Anna Miles

    Great post – Merry Christmas!

  2. adele

    I love the photograph… I have a lovely card from Carterton by Yerex the photographer here in the early days .. Merry Christmas and a collection of Post Cards with the Greetings on..


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