Cantabrians with an interest in family history are being called on to help Canterbury Museum during the lockdown. Unless otherwise stated, all content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial licence.

Jump to accessibilty navigation. This online exhibition is representative of Canterbury and World War One: Lives Lost Lives Changed, a temporary exhibition which ran from 30 November 2017 to 11 November 2018 at Canterbury Museum.

Dr Joanna Cobley is a Visiting Researcher at Canterbury Museum. A project to digitise and catalogue the images has been underway since 2019. The Museum wants to identify people and places in thousands of photographs taken by New Zealand’s longest-running photography studio, Standish and Preece.

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The first … Continued Read our blog posts from museum curators, scientists and technicians - stories from the Museum’s collections and their internationally-recognised research. We’ve been totally floored by the response to our Standish and Preece collection going live – hundreds of people have already left comments identifying people and places in the photos. Help Canterbury Museum digitise and catalogue an extensive photography collection by Christchurch-based Standish and Preece Getting Creative with Cans. The Museum wants to identify people and places in thousands of photographs taken by New Zealand’s longest-running photography studio, Standish and Preece.

They are calling for public help to identify those in the photos.

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